INSTRUCTION MANUAL

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

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Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
The EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL is a highperformance, digital single-lens reflex camera with a 10.10-megapixel imaging sensor. The camera provides many features such as Picture Styles to enhance your photographic expression, fast autofocus for moving subjects, shooting modes for beginners as well as advanced users, and direct printing. Also, the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit removes dust adhering to the sensor.

Get to know your camera while shooting
This manual explains how to shoot various subjects and scenes for both beginners and advanced users. With a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you have captured. While reading this manual, take pictures as instructed and check the results. This is how you can learn to use the camera and better enjoy photography. To prevent botched pictures and accidents, read the Safety Warnings (p.10,11) and Handling Precautions (p.12,13).

Test the Camera Before Using
After shooting, playback and check the image whether it has been properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded on the card or be read by a personal computer, Canon cannot be held liable.

Copyrights
Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images of people and certain subjects for anything but private enjoyment. Also be aware that certain public performances, exhibitions, etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.

Web site to learn and enjoy photography
http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/enjoydslr/index.html

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Item Check List
Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. The accessories included can also be checked in the System Map (p.164).
Camera: EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL
(includes eyecup, body cap, and installed battery for the date/time clock)

Lens: EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
(includes lens cap, dust cap) *Lens Kit only.

Power Source: Battery Pack NB-2LH (with protective cover) Charger: Battery Charger CB-2LW/CB-2LWE
*CB-2LW or CB-2LWE is included.

Power Cord for Battery Charger *For CB-2LWE. 2 Cables Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Video Cable VC-100 Strap: EW-100DBII (with eyepiece cover) 2 CD-ROMs EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (bundled software) Software Instruction Manual (PDF) Pocket Guide
Quick start guide to shooting.

EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL Instruction Manual
(this booklet)

Software Guide
Gives an overview of the bundled software and explains the software installation procedure.

Warranty Card of Camera Warranty Card of Lens *Lens Kit only.
* Be careful not to lose any of the above items. * The CF card (for recording images) is not included. Please purchase it separately.

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.. dials. The <V> and <U> icons indicate the cross keys. The <0> icon indicates the SET button. Basic Assumptions * All operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch is already set to <1>. In this manual. : Warning to prevent shooting problems. : Supplemental information. 4 . the instructions show the camera attached with an EF-S18-55mm f/3. respectively after you let go of the button.6 II lens. * For explanatory purposes. 0. 6 sec. The M icon on the upper right of the page indicates that the function is available only in the Creative Zone modes (p.**) Indicates the reference page number.Conventions Used in this Manual Icons in this Manual The <6> icon indicates the Main Dial. and settings correspond to the icons and markings on the camera and on the LCD monitor.5-5. : Problem-solving advice. 9 or 8 indicates that the respective function remains active for 4 sec. The 3 icon indicates a function which can be changed by pressing the <M> button and changing the setting. or 16 sec. About (p. * It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are set to the default.20). the icons and markings indicating the camera’s buttons. About the Symbols : Tip or advice for better shooting.

............44 Shooting Close-ups.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................56 Selecting the AF Point...46 Shooting Portraits at Night ..................3 Conventions Used in this Manual................................................................................................31 Switching the LCD Monitor Screen ............................................................................34 Menu Operations and Settings........................................................................49 Image Playback..........................................................................................................................43 Shooting Landscapes..................................................................Contents Introduction Item Check List ...............................................................................30 How to Shoot......24 Installing and Removing the Battery .........59 Setting the Image-Recording Quality ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................45 Shooting Moving Subjects..............................................................................................48 Using the Self-timer..............................................................................35 Before You Start.....................................14 Nomenclature..................................................................................................................40 Full Auto Techniques .....................................................................42 Shooting Portraits...............4 Contents at a Glance .........................54 Changing the AF Mode .........................60 Selecting a Picture Style ...........................37 3 2 Basic Shooting and Image Playback 39 4 Fully Automatic Shooting ..................................................................................26 Installing and Removing the CF Card .................................................................57 Continuous Shooting...............................................................................................................................................................................................63 8 5 .....................28 Mounting and Detaching a Lens .........53 Using the Built-in Flash ......................................52 Changing the ISO Speed ................................50 5 6 3 Advanced Shooting Techniques 51 7 Program AE................................................................................................................................................................................16 1 1 Getting Started 23 2 Recharging the Battery ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................47 Disabling Flash................................8 Handling Precautions ....12 Quick Start Guide.........................

................................................................................................................................................................ 99 Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings...................................................... 112 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual” ........................................................................................................................ 96 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images............................................... 101 Setting Custom Functions .......................................................................................... 107 Automatic Sensor Cleaning .. 114 6 ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 66 Changing the Depth of Field.................................... 85 Setting the White Balance . 95 File Numbering Method ..............................Contents 4 More Advanced Techniques 65 Action Shots ........................ 71 Automatic Depth-of-Field AE ............... 84 FE Lock .............................................................................................................................................. 98 Checking Camera Function Settings...................... 68 Manual Exposure ..................................................................... 74 Auto Exposure Bracketing .............................. 94 Set the Auto Power-off Time .............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 73 Setting Exposure Compensation ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 111 Appending Dust Delete Data ..... 76 Customizing the Picture Style......... 86 White Balance Correction........................... 94 Silencing the Beeper .............................................................................. 72 Changing the Metering Mode ... 83 AE Lock .......................... 95 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness ............... 100 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically .............. 88 Preventing Camera Shake ........................ 94 Setting the Image Review Time .............................. 78 Defining a New Picture Style ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 81 Setting the Color Space ......... 90 5 Handy Features 93 Handy Features .......... 101 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer ................................................................................................................ 94 CF Card Reminder .......................................................

....................161 Error Codes................................................................................................................................................................................................123 Shooting Information Display ..................153 Using a Household Power Outlet ........................................................................................................164 Specifications .......................................149 3 4 8 Reference 151 5 External Speedlites ........................Contents 6 Image Management 115 Searching for Images Quickly .................................................................120 Displaying the Images on TV ..........................................................................................................................................................152 Wireless Remote Control ...............................166 Index ...................163 System Map ..................142 Easy Printing ....................................................................................................................................................................................129 Printing with PictBridge ............................................................................................144 Direct Printing with DPOF ........................121 Protecting Images .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................154 Replacing the Date/Time Battery .................................................................................................160 Troubleshooting Guide......119 Auto Playback ..............143 Print Ordering.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................132 Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct.................................................................................................................................122 Erasing Images .......................................................116 Magnified View.........................................................................176 6 7 8 7 ...118 Rotating the Image...................................................................158 When Autofocus Fails .......................................................................................156 Function Availability Table ........155 Menu Settings ............124 1 2 7 Printing Images 127 Preparing to Print .................................139 Trimming the Image ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

48 (Basic Zone modes) p.40.63 (Selecting a Picture Style) p.74 (Exposure compensation) Shoot under low light Shoot without flash p.64 (Monochrome) Make a large size print of the picture Take many pictures Take black-and-white or sepia photos 8 . 59 (i Continuous shooting) p.Contents at a Glance Shooting Shoot automatically Shoot continuously p.71 (Bulb exposure) Photograph fireworks at night Image Quality Change the image effects p.39 .60 (73. 54 (Flash photography) p.48 (7 Flash Off) p.43. 1) p.49 (j Self-timer) Take a picture of myself in a group Freeze the action Take a blurred action shot p.60 (76.66 (s Shutter-priority AE) Blur the background Keep the background in sharp focus p. 83. 46. 86) p.68 (f Aperture-priority AE) Adjust the image brightness (exposure) p.

57 (S AF point selection) p.122 (K Image protect) Delete unnecessary images View the images on a TV set Set the LCD brightness p. 56 (AI Servo AF) Playback View the images with the camera Search for pictures quickly p.46.Focusing Change the point of focus Select the AF point quickly Shoot a moving subject p.95 (LCD Brightness) Printing Print pictures easily p.127 (Direct printing) 9 .121 (Video OUT) p.50 (x Playback) p.103 (C.116 (H Index display) Prevent important images from accidental deletion p.123 (L Delete) p.Fn-1-4) p.

or modify the battery pack or back-up battery. It may impair the person’s vision. heat generation. death. Also. • Prevent any battery leakage from contacting your eyes. If a child swallows the battery. • During the recharging. excessive heat. follow the safeguards below: . immediately unplug the battery charger from the power outlet to stop the recharging and prevent a fire. remove the battery pack and disconnect the power plug.Do not short-circuit. . and accessories not specified in this booklet. and fire. • Do not fire the flash at someone driving a car. connecting cables. changes color. This is to prevent electrical shock. Do not use any home-made or modified batteries.Do not insert any foreign metallic objects into the electrical contacts of the camera. It can deform the cord or melt the insulation and cause a fire or electrical shock. It can cause blindness or skin problems. This is to prevent an explosion or fire. • Before storing the camera or accessory when not in use. . or fumes are emitted during battery pack recharging.) • When disposing of a battery pack or back-up battery. • If excessive heat. . chemical leakage. keep at least 1 meter away. The cord can accidentally choke the child or give an electrical shock. Be careful not to get burned in the process.104°F). skin. insulate the electrical contacts with tape to prevent contact with other metallic objects or batteries. Preventing Serious Injury or Death • To prevent fire. do not exceed the recharging time. When using flash to photograph an infant. See a physician immediately. If the battery leakage contacts your eyes. or emits smoke or fumes. and clothing. accessories. deforms. or clothing. This is to prevent fire or an explosion.40°C (32°F . flush the affected area with lots of clean water without rubbing it. consult a physician immediately. 10 . smoke. • If the battery pack or back-up battery leaks. etc. Do not expose the battery pack or back-up battery to fire or water.Do not recharge the battery pack outside the allowable ambient temperature range of 0°C . It may cause an accident. • Do not fire the flash near a person’s eyes. (Battery chemicals may harm the stomach and intestines.Do not use any batteries. disassemble. • Do not use the equipment where there is flammable gas. And do not subject the battery pack or back-up battery to strong physical shock.Safety Warnings Follow these safeguards and use the equipment properly to prevent injury. remove it immediately. keep the equipment away from the reach of children. and material damage. • Keep the back-up battery away from children. . power sources. • Do not leave any cords near a heat source.Do not install the battery pack or back-up battery in reversed polarity (+ –). skin. and explosions. Do not apply heat or apply solder to the battery pack or back-up battery. Do not mix new and old or different types of batteries.

. . This is to prevent fire and electrical shock. Preventing Injury or Equipment Damage • Do not leave equipment inside a car under the hot sun or near a heat source. Doing so may cause battery leakage or a shorter battery life. If the product does not work properly or requires repair. • Do not disassemble or modify the equipment. The battery pack or back-up battery can also become hot and cause skin burns. • To prevent fire and electrical shock. Doing so may cause injury. benzene. • Do not carry the camera around while it is attached to a tripod. humid. follow the safeguards below: . cut.Always insert the power plug all the way in. check if it is allowed. This is to prevent fire and electrical shock.• If you drop the equipment and the casing breaks open to expose the internal parts. do not touch the internal parts due to the possibility of electrical shock. • Before using the camera inside an airplane or hospital. Doing so may damage your vision. If the surrounding is dusty. The neck strap can accidentally choke the child. promptly remove the battery pack and back-up battery. • Do not use or leave the battery pack or back-up battery in a hot environment. • If you drop the camera in water or if water or metal fragments enter inside the camera. the lens may concentrate the sun’s rays and cause a fire. • Do not look at the sun or an extremely bright light source through the camera or lens. contact your dealer or your nearest Canon Service Center. or oily. grasp and pull the plug instead of the cord. Electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the plane’s instruments or the hospital’s medical equipment. • Occasionally unplug the power plug and use a dry cloth to clean off the dust around the power outlet.Do not connect too many power plugs to the same power outlet. • Keep the camera from the reach of small children. Also do not twist or tie the cords.Do not handle a power plug with wet hands. . . • Do not leave a lens or lens-attached camera under the sun without the lens cap attached. the dust on the power outlet may become moist and short-circuit the outlet to cause a fire. . Doing so may cause fire or a health hazard. 11 . Also make sure the tripod is sturdy enough to support the camera and lens.Do not use a cord whose insulation has been damaged. or other organic solvents to clean the equipment. • Do not use paint thinner. Doing so may trap heat within and cause the casing to deform or catch fire. Otherwise.When unplugging a power plug. The equipment may become hot and cause skin burns.Do not scratch. • Do not store the equipment in dusty or humid places. High-voltage internal parts can cause electrical shock. or excessively bend the cord or put a heavy object on the cord. • Do not cover or wrap the battery-recharging apparatus with a cloth.

reflex mirror. have the camera checked by your Canon dealer or check the camera yourself and make sure it is working properly. promptly consult your nearest Canon Service Center. and wait until the condensation has evaporated before using the camera. press the shutter button a few times once in a while to check that the camera is still working. take the camera to the nearest Canon Service Center. The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. Avoid storing the camera where there are corrosive chemicals such as a darkroom or chemical lab. Also avoid using or leaving the camera near anything emitting strong radio waves such as a large antenna. 12 . Even while the camera is in storage. If the camera has not been used for an extended period. first put the camera in a sealed plastic bag and let it adjust to the warmer temperature before taking it out of the bag. remove the lens. To prevent condensation. This is to prevent the contacts from corroding. and focusing screen. Do not leave the camera in excessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight. Corroded contacts can cause camera misoperation. If you accidentally drop the camera into water. Do not use cleaners that contain organic solvents to clean the camera body or lens. Use a blower to blow away dust on the lens. test all its functions before using the camera. High temperatures can cause the camera to malfunction. Do not touch the camera’s electrical contacts with your fingers. For stubborn dirt. If the camera has been exposed to salty air. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. Never attempt to disassemble the camera yourself. CF card and battery from the camera. remove the battery and store the camera in a cool. dry. This is to avoid damaging the camera. well-ventilated location. The camera contains precision electronic circuitry.Handling Precautions Camera Care This camera is a precision instrument. Strong magnetic fields can cause camera misoperation or destroy image data. If the camera will not be used for an extended period. wipe with a well-wrung wet cloth. viewfinder. If you have not used the camera for some time or if there is an important shoot coming up. Never leave the camera near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a magnet or electric motor. do not use the camera. If the camera is suddenly brought in from the cold into a warm room. If there is condensation. Do not drop it or subject it to physical shock. If condensation forms on the camera. condensation may form on the camera and internal parts.

or humid locations. Do not bend the card or subject it to any excessive force or physical shock. Doing so could damage the images recorded on them. Do not store or use the CF card near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a TV set. this is only temporarily and will disappear when the camera is left unused for a few days. dusty. If the LCD monitor is left on for a prolonged period. Do not leave the CF card in direct sunlight or near a heat source. Always store your CF cards in a case to protect the data stored on them. Do not spill any liquid onto the CF card.Handling Precautions LCD Monitor Although the LCD monitor is manufactured with very high precision technology with over 99. Contacts 13 . are not a malfunction. speakers. the images recorded on the CF card might be lost. Otherwise. attach the lens caps or put down the lens with the rear end up to avoid scratching the lens surface and electrical contacts. They do not affect the images recorded.01% or less pixels. CF Card The CF card is a precision device. Do not store the CF card in hot. or magnet. there might be a few dead pixels among the remaining 0. Lens Electrical Contacts After detaching the lens from the camera. screen burn-in may occur where you see remnants of what was displayed. Also avoid places prone to having static electricity. Dead pixels displaying only black or red. Do not drop the CF card or subject it to vibration.. Doing so can warp the cards and make them unusable. However.99% effective pixels. etc.

align it with the red index. For other lenses. (p. align it with the white index on the camera.Quick Start Guide 1 2 3 4 5 14 For EF-S lens For EF l ens Insert the battery. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>.30) When attaching an EF-S lens.26) To recharge the battery.28) Face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. Attach the lens. (p. (p.30) Open the CF card slot cover and insert a CF card. . (p. Set the power switch to <1>. see page 24.31) The current camera settings appear on the LCD monitor. (p.

Quick Start Guide

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Set the Mode Dial to <1> (Full Auto). (p.40)
All the necessary camera settings will be set automatically.

Focus the subject. (p.33)
Look through the viewfinder and aim the viewfinder center over the subject. Press the shutter button halfway, and the camera will focus the subject.

Take the picture. (p.33) Press the shutter button completely to take the picture.

Review the picture on the LCD monitor. (p.94)
The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. on the LCD monitor.

The camera setting display on the LCD monitor turns off automatically when you put your eye near the eyepiece. To view images captured so far, see “Image Playback” (p.50). To delete an image, see “Erasing Images” (p.123).

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Nomenclature
The parts indicated in bold are used up to the “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” section.
Mode Dial (p.20) Power switch (p.31) Power lamp (p.31) Flash-sync contacts <6> Main Dial (p.4) Shutter button (p.33) Hot shoe (p.152) <V> Focal plane mark (p.45) Strap mount (p.22) Built-in flash/AF-assist beam (p.54/104) EF Lens mount index (p.30) EF-S Lens mount index (p.30)

Red-eye reduction/ Self-timer lamp (p.55/49) Remote control sensor (p.153) Grip Mirror (p.91,114) Contacts (p.13) Lens mount

<D> Flash button (p.54) Terminal cover Lens release button (p.30)

Depth-of-field preview button (p.70) Lens lock pin

EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II lens
Focusing ring (p.58) Hood EW-60C (optional) mount Zoom ring Video OUT terminal (p.121) Remote control terminal (p.90) 58 mm filter thread (front of lens) Digital terminal (p.107,130) Focus mode switch (p.30) Lens mount index (p.30) Contacts (p.13)

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Nomenclature

Eyecup (p.153) Viewfinder eyepiece Display-off sensor (p.101) <l> Print/Share button (p.108/143) <B> Camera setting display on/off/ Info/Trimming orientation button (p.34,99/50,124/142) <M> Menu button (p.35) <C> Jump button (p.117) <x> Playback button (p.50) <L> Erase button (p.123) LCD monitor (p.34) <i/Q> Drive mode selection button (p.49,59) Tripod socket Access lamp (p.29) Cross keys (p.35) <WZ> ISO speed set button (p.53) <XB> White balance selection button (p.86) <Yq> <ZE> Metering mode selection button (p.73) AF mode selection button (p.56) CF card slot (p.28)

Dioptric adjustment knob (p.31) <O> Aperture/Exposure compensation button (p.71/74) <A/I> AE lock/ FE lock button/ Index/Reduce button (p.84/85/116/118,142) <S/u> AF point selection/ Enlarge button (p.57/118,142)

CF card slot cover (p.28)

DC cord hole (p.154) Battery compartment cover release lever (p.26) Battery compartment cover (p.26) <0> Setting button/<A> Picture Style selection button (p.35/63)

CF card eject button (p.28)

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18 .Nomenclature Camera Setting Display Shutter speed Shooting mode White balance Q Auto W Daylight E Shade R Cloudy Y Tungsten light U White fluorescent light I Flash O Custom White balance correction Custom Function White balance bracketing Image-recording quality 73 Large/Fine 83 Large/Normal 74 Medium/Fine 84 Medium/Normal 76 Small/Fine 86 Small/Normal 731 RAW+Large/Fine 1 RAW Metering mode q Evaluative metering w Partial metering e Center-weighted average metering Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB range Aperture AEB ISO speed Flash exposure compensation Drive mode u Single shooting i Continuous shooting Q Self-timer/ Remote control Red-eye reduction Beeper Shots remaining Shots remaining during WB bracketing Self-timer countdown Monochrome shooting AF mode X One-Shot AF 9 AI Focus AF Z AI Servo AF g Manual Focusing AF point selection Battery check zxcn The display will show only the settings currently applicable.

Burst <2> White balance correction Exposure level indicator Exposure compensation amount AEB range Red-eye reduction lamp-on indicator <y> Flash exposure compensation Shutter speed FE lock (FEL) Busy (buSY) Built-in flash recycling (DbuSY) Aperture CF card full warning (FuLL CF) CF card error warning (Err CF) No CF card warning (no CF) The display will show only the settings currently applicable.Nomenclature Viewfinder Information AF point display indicator < > Focusing screen AF points <A> AE lock AEB in-progress <D> Flash-ready Improper FE lock warning <e> High-speed sync (FP flash) <d> FE lock/FEB in-progress <o> Focus confirmation light Max. 19 .

68) : Manual exposure (p.Nomenclature Mode Dial The Mode Dial has the Basic Zone modes and Creative Zone modes.72) Full Auto Basic Zone All you do is press the shutter button.40) Image Zone 2 : Portrait (p.71) 8 : Automatic Depth-of-field AE (p.44) 4 : Close-up (p. d s f a : Program AE (p.52) : Shutter-priority AE (p.43) 3: Landscape (p.46) 6 : Night Portrait (p.48) 20 . 1: Full Auto (p.45) 5: Sports (p.66) : Aperture-priority AE (p.47) 7: Flash Off (p. Fully automatic shooting for specific kinds of subjects. Creative Zone These modes give you more control over the result.

or electrical shock.Nomenclature Battery Charger CB-2LW Power plug Battery pack slot index Recharge lamp Battery pack slot This power unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position.1 V DC) shown on the system map (p. 21 . Using such incompatible adapters may result in fire.164).8-8. 50/60 Hz. rated output: 7. Battery Charger CB-2LWE Battery pack slot Recharge lamp Power cord Power cord socket Do not use any AC adapters or compact power adapters other than the ones (rated input: 100-240 V AC. overheating.

By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer. the shooting information is incorporated to optimize the print output. * This digital camera supports Design rule for Camera File System 2. 22 . Exif Print is a standard that enhances compatibility between digital cameras and printers. Then pass it through the strap’s buckle as shown in the illustration. Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. The eyepiece cover is also attached to the strap.0 and Exif 2. Pull the strap to take up any slack and make sure the strap will not loosen from the buckle. Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Corporation in the United States and other countries.153) Eyepiece cover Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation.21 (also called “Exif Print”).Attaching the Strap Pass the end of the strap through the camera’s strap mount eyelet from the bottom. All other corporate and product names and trademarks mentioned in this manual are the property of their respective owners. (p.

Getting Started This chapter explains preliminary steps and basic camera operations. 1 23 .

battery. follow the above procedure in reverse. As shown by the arrow. Recharging starts automatically and the recharge lamp turns orange. Connect the power cord to the charger and insert the plug into the power outlet. To detach the battery. When the battery is fully recharged. Insert the prongs into a power outlet. slide it in the direction of the arrow. While pressing down the battery. CB-2LWE For CB-2LWE Connect the power cord and recharge the battery. 2 Attach the battery’s front edge with the Align the battery charger’s index line. 24 . flip out the battery charger’s prongs. the recharge lamp will turn green. It takes about 90 minutes to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery. Battery pack slot index CB-2LW 3 For CB-2LWprongs and recharge Flip out the the battery.Recharging the Battery 1 Remove the cover.

The time required to recharge the battery depends on the ambient temperature and battery’s power level. remove the battery.86°F is recommended. battery performance and operation time may temporarily decrease. attach the cover in the opposite orientation. Battery Pack NB-2LH is dedicated to Canon only. An unused charged battery will still gradually lose its power over time. Doing so can damage the battery charger. If the battery becomes exhausted quickly even after being fully charged. purchase a plug adapter for that country. an ambient temperature of 10°C . If the battery is exhausted. Do not attach any voltage transformer to the battery charger. resulting in excess discharge and shorter battery life. Use the battery in an ambient temperature range of 0°C . Replace the battery with a new one.Recharging the Battery Tips for Using the Battery and Charger Recharge the battery on the day before or on the day it is to be used. detach it and unplug the charger from the power outlet.30°C / 50°F . After recharging the battery. 25 . replace the battery. Store the battery with the cover attached. Using it with a nonCanon battery charger or product may result in malfunction or accidents for which Canon cannot be held liable. The battery charger is compatible with a 100 V AC to 240 V AC 50/60 Hz power source. You can attach the cover in a different orientation to indicate whether the battery has been recharged or not. Do not recharge the battery for longer than 24 hours (to avoid degrading the battery performance).40°C / 32°F . Do not use the battery charger to recharge any battery other than Battery Pack NB-2LH.104°F. Storing the battery after it is fully charged can lower the battery’s performance. a small amount of power current is released. In cold locations such as snowy areas. The battery charger can also be used in foreign countries. attach the cover so that the battery-shaped hole < > is aligned over the blue seal on the battery. If the battery has been recharged. If the shape of the prongs is different. If the battery is left in the camera for a prolonged period. To attain best battery performance. When not using the camera.

Installing and Removing the Battery
Installing the Battery

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Open the battery compartment cover.
Slide the lever as shown by the arrow and open the cover.

2 Insert the battery. the battery Insert the end with
contacts. Insert the battery until it locks in place.

3 Close the cover.until it snaps shut. Press the cover

Checking the Battery Level
When the power switch is set to <1> (p.31), the battery level will be displayed: z : Battery level OK. x : Battery level is slightly down, but adequate power remains. c : Battery will be exhausted soon. n : Battery must be recharged.

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Installing and Removing the Battery

Battery Life
Temperature At 23°C / 73°F At 0°C / 32°F No Flash 500 370

[Approx. number of shots]

Shooting Conditions 50% Flash Use 360 280

The figures above are based on a fully-charged NB-2LH and CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing criteria. The actual number of shots may be fewer than indicated above depending on the shooting conditions. Pressing the shutter button halfway for long periods or operating only the autofocus can also reduce the number of possible shots. The lens operation is powered by the camera’s battery. Using certain lenses can reduce the number of possible shots.

Removing the Battery

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Open the battery compartment cover.
Slide the lever as shown by the arrow and open the cover.

2 Remove the battery. lever as shown Slide the battery lock
by the arrow and remove the battery. To prevent shorting, be sure to attach the protective cover to the battery.

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Installing and Removing the CF Card
The captured image is recorded onto the CF card (optional). Although the thickness is different between the Type I and Type II CF cards, either one can be inserted into the camera. The camera is also compatible with Microdrive (hard disk-type) and CF cards with 2 GB or higher capacity.

Installing the Card

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Label side

Open the cover.
Slide the cover as shown by the arrow to open it.

the CF 2 Insertshown incard. As the illustration, face
the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera. Inserting the CF card in the wrong way may damage the camera. The CF card eject button will stick up.

CF card eject button

3 Close the cover.and slide it in the Close the cover
direction shown by the arrow until it snaps shut. When you set the power switch to <1>, the number of remaining shots will be displayed on the LCD monitor.
Shots remaining The shots remaining depends on the remaining capacity of the CF card, image recording quality, ISO speed, etc.

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94) 29 . Set the power switch to <2>. the CF card. If the CF card already contains recorded images..” is not displayed on the LCD monitor. do not do any of the following.96) If a CF card-related error is displayed.. see page 38. read. On the menu. It may also damage the CF card or camera. Press The CF card will come out. or erased on the CF card. · Shaking or banging the camera around. Doing so may damage the image data. (p. be careful not to subject the camera to vibration or physical shock especially while recording or displaying images. (p. While the access lamp is lit or blinking. If you use a such a card. A blinking access lamp indicates that data is being transferred. · Removing the battery. 2 Removethe CF card eject button. then open the cover. the image number might not start from 0001. written. it will prevent shooting without a CF card.Installing and Removing the CF Card Removing the Card 1 Access lamp Open the cover. Make sure the access lamp is off. Compared to CF cards. Close the cover. · Opening the CF card slot cover. if you set [z Shoot w/o card] to [Off]. Check that “Recording. hard disk-type memory cards are more vulnerable to vibration and physical shock.

lens. switch If it is set to <MF> (manual focus). When attaching or detaching the lens. Turn the lens until it stops. 2 Attach theEF-S lens with the camera’s Align the white EF-S lens mount index and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it clicks in place. autofocus will not operate. 4 Remove the front lens cap. turn the lens as shown by the arrow. set the focus mode 3 On the to <AF> (autofocus). Remove the rear lens cap and the body cap by turning them as shown by the arrow. take care to prevent dust from entering the camera through the lens mount. When attaching a lens other than an EF-S lens. EF lens mount index lens. align the lens with the red EF lens mount index. 30 . then detach it.Mounting and Detaching a Lens Mounting a Lens 1 EF-S lens mount index Remove the caps. Detaching the Lens While pressing the lens release button.

95) If you set the power switch to <2> while the image is being recorded to the CF card. the < > icon is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that self-cleaning sensor system is operating.. To turn on the camera again. Turn the dioptric adjustment knob. the camera turns off automatically after about 30 seconds of non-operation. Set to this position when not using the camera. You can change the auto power-off time with the menu’s [c Auto power off] setting. using Dioptric Adjustment Lens E (10 types. and the camera turns on. [Recording . When the power switch is turned on or off. you can see a sharp viewfinder image even without eyeglasses. <1> : The power lamp lights. (p. To save battery power. Turn the knob left or right so that the nine AF points in the viewfinder look sharp. Adjusting the Viewfinder Image By adjusting the viewfinder to suit your eyesight. <2>: The camera is off and does not operate.How to Shoot Power Switch The camera can operate only after the power switch is turned on.] will be displayed and the power will turn off after the CF card finishes recording the image. just press the shutter button. 31 .. If the camera’s dioptric adjustment still cannot provide a sharp viewfinder image. optional) is recommended.

Horizontal shooting Vertical shooting Holding the Camera 1. Put one foot slightly forward to further steady your body. Hold the camera grip with your right hand. Steadying the Camera 4. 5. 32 . Hold the bottom of the lens barrel with your left hand. 2. Press your arms and elbows toward the front of your body. 3. * The LCD monitor cannot be used as a viewfinder for shooting.How to Shoot Holding the Camera To obtain sharp images. Put your eye over the viewfinder as close as possible (the LCD monitor turns off). 6. Press the shutter button lightly with your index finger on your right hand. hold the camera still to minimize camera shake.

How to Shoot

Shutter Button
The shutter button has two steps. You can press the shutter button halfway. Then you can further press the shutter button completely.

Pressing halfway
This activates autofocusing (AF) and automatic exposure (AE) that sets the shutter speed and aperture. The exposure setting (shutter speed and aperture) is displayed in the viewfinder. (0)

Pressing completely
This releases the shutter and takes the picture.

Preventing Camera Shake Camera movement during the moment of exposure is called camera shake. Camera shake can cause blurred pictures. To prevent camera shake, note the following: · Hold and steady the camera as shown on the previous page. · Press the shutter button halfway to autofocus, then press the shutter button completely.

If you press the shutter button completely without pressing it halfway first or if you press the shutter button halfway and then press it completely immediately, the camera will take a moment before it takes the picture. No matter what state the camera is in (image playback, menu operation, image recording, etc.), you can return to shooting instantly just by pressing the shutter button halfway (except during direct printing and while the direct image transfer screen is displayed).

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Switching the LCD Monitor Screen
The LCD monitor can display the camera settings screen, menu screen, image, etc.

Camera Settings
Displayed when the camera is turned on. When your eye goes to the viewfinder eyepiece, the display-off sensor turns off the LCD monitor automatically. This prevents the bright LCD monitor from interfering with your view. The LCD monitor turns on again when your eye leaves the viewfinder eyepiece. While the menu screen or image is displayed as shown below, you can instantly return to the camera settings screen (shown on the left) by pressing the shutter button halfway. Pressing the <B> button turns the display on or off.
If you look at the viewfinder while wearing sunglasses, the LCD monitor might not turn off automatically. In such a case, press the <B> button to turn off the monitor. If a fluorescent light is nearby, the LCD monitor might turn off. If this happens, take the camera away from the fluorescent light.

Menu Screen

Captured Image

Appears when you press the <M> button. Press the button again to display the camera settings.

Displays when you press the <x> button. Press the button again to display the camera settings.

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Menu Operations and Settings
By setting various optional settings with the menus, you can set the image recording quality, the date/time, LCD monitor brightness, etc. While looking at the LCD monitor, you use the <M> button, <S> cross keys, and <0> button on the camera back.

<M> button <C> button LCD monitor

<0> button <S> Cross keys

Shooting 2 menu* Shooting 1 menu Tab

Playback menu Set-up 1 menu Set-up 2 menu

Menu items

Menu settings

* The [m] tab is not displayed in Basic Zone shooting modes such as Full Auto. Icon Color Red Blue Yellow Category Description

z/m x c/b

Shooting menu Shooting-related menu Playback menu Image playback-related menu Set-up menu Camera’s basic function settings

To change the menu tab, press the <C> button. When a Basic Zone mode is set, there are menu items which will not be displayed. You can also use the <6> dial to select menu items or playback images. A list of menu functions is on page 156.

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5 SetPress desiredset it. Press the <M> button to display the menu. you can also press the <U> key to select a tab. menu item. (Some settings require you to press either the <V> or <U> key to select it. 3 Select athe <V> key to select the Press menu item. 36 . <0> to menu. 4 Select the menu setting.Menu Operations and Settings Menu Setting Procedure 1 Display the menu. If the tabs are highlighted.) the setting. key to Press the <V> or <U> select the setting. 6 Exit the the <M> button to return to Press the camera setting display. The explanation of menu functions hereinafter assumes that you have pressed the <M> button to display the menu screen. tab. then press <0>. 2 Select athe <C> button to select a Press menu tab.

3 Setting the Date and Time Check if the camera’s date and time are set correctly. 1 Select [Date/Time]. The Language screen will appear. Press the <V> key to select the correct numeral. Press <0> to confirm the date/time and return to the menu. then press <0>. 37 . the 2 SetPress desired language.to select the the <U> key date or time number. set the correct date and time. then press <0>. select [Language]. It is important to set the correct date/time because it will be recorded together with each captured image. Under the [b] tab. then press <0>. select [Date/ Time]. Under the [c] tab. the the <S> key to select desired language. The Date/Time screen will appear. The language will change. If necessary.Before You Start 3 Choose the Interface Language 1 Select [Language]. the 2 SetPress date and time.

destroy the card physically to prevent the data from being stolen. select [Format]. if you can transfer all the images in the CF card to a personal computer. The card may then return to normal. Select [OK]. The confirmation dialog will appear. Remove and reinstall the CF card. When the formatting is completed. Formatting a CF card will erase everything in the card. 38 . If the error persists. transfer all the images and then format the card. Under the [c] tab. then press <0>. format the card with this camera. only the file management information is changed. so make sure there is nothing you need to keep. the menu will reappear. then press The CF card will be formatted (initialized). use a different CF card. 2 Format the CF card. The actual data is not completely erased. 1 Select [Format]. If necessary. If a CF card-related error message is displayed on the LCD monitor. <0>.Before You Start 3 Formatting the CF Card For a new CF card or a CF card previously formatted by another camera or personal computer. When the card is formatted. Even protected images will be erased. Or. there is a problem with the CF card. The CF card’s capacity displayed on the card format screen may be lower than the capacity indicated on the card. When discarding the card. transfer the recorded data to a personal computer before formatting the card. Keep this in mind when giving the memory card to another person or discarding it.

to prevent botched pictures due to mistaken operations. With the Basic Zone modes. camera settings cannot be changed in the Basic Zone modes. all you do is point and shoot and the camera sets everything automatically. 2 Full Auto Ba s ic Zone 39 . The settings (functions set automatically) which cannot be set by the user are grayed out. Also.Basic Shooting and Image Playback This chapter explains how to use the Basic Zone modes on the Mode Dial for best results and how to playback images.

The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. 40 . At the same time. push it back down with your fingers. on the LCD monitor. Aiming the center AF point over the subject will make focusing easier. All the AF points will operate. If the built-in flash has popped up. 2 Aim any AF point over the subject. the beeper will sound and the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will light. The dot inside the AF point achieving focus flashes briefly in red. and Press the shutter button the lens will move to focus. Focus confirmation light picture.1 Fully Automatic Shooting AF point 1 Set the Mode Dial to <1>. If necessary. and focus will generally be achieved at the AF point covering the closest object. halfway. 3 Focus the subject. 4 Take thethe shutter button completely to Press take the picture. the built-in flash will popup automatically.

remove it before taking the flash picture.) While the beeper is beeping. If you want to zoom. do it before focusing. The subject was too close to the camera. If a hood (optional) has been attached to the lens. It is effective up to approx. When flash was used.160) If you are too close to the subject. When I focus the subject and then zoom up and take the picture. the bottom part of the picture came out unnaturally dark. 4 meters/13. The beeper continues to beep softly. (The focus confirmation light <o> also does not light. the camera does not focus. Although flash was used.4 feet from the camera. the flash popped up. The subject was too far away. The subject should be within 5 meters/16. The subject should be at least 1 meter/3. To assist the autofocusing. (The focus confirmation light <o> does not light. Pressing the shutter button halfway will not focus the subject. you can press the shutter button completely to shoot a moving subject in focus. Set the focus mode switch to <AF>. This indicates that focus has been achieved at all those AF points. In low light. Aim the AF point over a part having good contrast between light and dark. As long as the AF point covering the desired subject flashes. the built-in flash fired a series of flashes. When the focus mode switch on the lens is set to <MF> (Manual Focus). the picture came out dark. and a shadow was created by the lens. Sometimes multiple AF points flash simultaneously. then press the shutter button halfway. Although it is daylight. Turning the zoom ring after achieving focus may throw off the focus slightly.1 feet away. you can take the picture. 41 .1 Fully Automatic Shooting FAQ The focus confirmation light <o> blinks and focus is not achieved.3 feet away from the camera. This is called AF-assist beam. the flash may pop up to help reduce harsh shadows on the subject. pressing the shutter button halfway may trigger the built-in flash to fire a series of flashes. move away and try again.) It indicates that the camera is focusing continuously on a moving subject. For a backlit subject. the focus looks soft. (p.

if the subject moves (distance to camera changes) during or after you focus. When you want to take the picture. You can then recompose the shot and press the shutter button completely to take the picture.1 Full Auto Techniques Recomposing the Shot Depending on the scene. In the <1> (Full Auto) mode. press the shutter button completely. Focus lock is also possible in other Basic Zone modes (except <5>). 42 . the focusing will be continuous. As long as you keep aiming the AF point on the subject while pressing the shutter button halfway. while you press the shutter button halfway to focus a still subject. position the subject toward the left or right to create a balanced background and good perspective. the focus will be locked. Shooting a Moving Subject In the <1> (Full Auto) mode. the AI Servo AF will take effect to focus the subject continuously. This is called focus lock.

use the telephoto end to fill the frame with the subject from the waist up. If you hold down the shutter button. Move in closer if necessary. (Approx. Shooting Tips The further the distance between the subject and background. The further the distance between the subject and background. the more blurred the background will look. Focus the face. It also makes flesh tones and the hair look softer than with the <1> (Full Auto) mode. Use a telephoto lens. the better.2 Shooting Portraits The <2> (Portrait) mode blurs the background to make the human subject stand out.) If necessary. The subject will also stand out better in front of a plain. Check that the AF point covering the face flashes in red. you can shoot continuously to obtain different poses and facial expressions. 3 shots/sec. If you have a zoom lens. dark background. 43 . the built-in flash will pop-up automatically.

47) 44 . Since the built-in flash will be disabled.3 Shooting Landscapes Use the <3> (Landscape) mode for wide scenery. If you want to photograph a person against a night scene. night scenes. When using a zoom lens. better than at the telephoto end. The greens and blues also become more vivid and sharp than with <1> (Full Auto). Shooting night scenes. This will have objects near and far in focus. use a tripod to prevent camera shake. (p. this mode is also good for night scenes. It also adds breadth to landscapes. set the Mode Dial to <6> and use a tripod. use the wide-angle end. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens. For night scenes. and to have everything in focus from near to far.

The lens minimum focusing distance is measured from the <V> (focal plane) mark on the camera to the subject.. stand out better. use the <4> (Close-up) mode. Check the lens for its minimum focusing distance. the built-in flash will fire. A simple background makes the flower. using the telephoto end will make the subject look larger. etc. Some lenses have indications such as <40. the focus confirmation light <o> will blink. With a zoom lens. To make small things appear much larger.4 Shooting Close-ups When you want to photograph flowers or small things up close. move away from the subject. Move to the subject as close as possible. use a macro lens (optional). Under low light. 45 . If you are too close to the subject. Shooting Tips Use a simple background.28m/0. use the telephoto end. If you are too close to the subject and the bottom of the picture looks dark (due to the lens barrel obstructing the flash). If you have a zoom lens.9ft>.

Using a telephoto lens is recommended so you can shoot from afar. Hold the camera steady and shoot. Shooting Tips Use a telephoto lens. use the <5> (Sports) mode. 46 . press the shutter button completely. If focus cannot be achieved. During autofocusing. approx. Use the center AF point to focus. the viewfinder’s shutter speed display on the lower left will blink. Aim the center AF point over the subject. continuous shooting (max. When you want to take the picture. the focus confirmation light <o> will blink.) and autofocusing will take effect. 3 shots per sec.5 Shooting Moving Subjects To photograph a moving subject whether it be a child running or an auto race. the beeper will continue beeping softly. While holding down the shutter button. Under low light when camera shake is prone to occur. then press the shutter button halfway to auto focus.

4 feet from the camera. Shooting Tips Use a wide-angle lens and a tripod. shooting also with <1> (Full Auto) is recommended. set it to the wide-angle end to obtain a wide night view. Keep the person within 5 meters/16. Under low light. If you use a zoom lens. The effective distance of the built-in flash is 5 meters/16. use the <6> (Night Portrait) mode. 47 .6 Shooting Portraits at Night To shoot someone at night and obtain a natural-looking exposure in the background. the self-timer lamp will flash after the picture is taken. If the self-timer is also used. use a tripod to prevent camera shake. Shoot also with <1> (Full Auto). For night scenes. Since camera shake is prone to occur with night shots.4 feet from the camera. the built-in flash will fire automatically to obtain a good exposure of the person.

take care to prevent camera shake. Under low light when camera shake is prone to occur. use the <7> (Flash Off) mode. Shooting Tips If the numeric display in the viewfinder blinks. Taking portraits without flash. the viewfinder’s shutter speed display will blink. he or she might look blurred in the picture.7 Disabling Flash In places where flash photography is prohibited. If the person moves during the exposure. the person must not move until the picture is taken. Hold the camera steady or use a tripod. Under low light. use the wide-angle end to reduce blur due to camera shake. If you have a zoom lens. This mode is also effective for candlelight scenes when you want to obtain the candlelight effect. 48 .

The self-timer can be used in any shooting mode. the self-timer lamp will blink. 1 Press the <iQ> button. key to select <Q>. During the self-timer operation. To cancel the self-timer after it starts. Use a tripod when you use the self-timer. the LCD monitor counts down the seconds until the picture is taken. Cancelling the self-timer Press the <iQ> button and press the <U> key to select a mode other than <Q>. Do not stand in front of the camera when you press the shutter button to start the self-timer.42) for an object at about the same distance as where you will be. 49 . press the <iQ> button. When using the self-timer to shoot only yourself. 2 Select <Q>. and the shot will be taken about 10 sec. Two seconds before the picture is taken. Doing so will throw off the focus. 3 Take thethe subject and press the Focus shutter button completely. the beeping will be faster and the selftimer lamp will stay on. Press the <U> picture.j Using the Self-timer Use the self-timer when you want to be in the picture. use focus lock (p. The beeper will sound. later.

125. Single image display (with basic info) Shooting information display Single image display (no shooting info) * For more details on shooting information. image playback. For more details on image playback methods.x Image Playback The easiest way to playback images is explained below. press the <Y> key. 1 Playback the image. image. press the <Z> key. 50 . To view images starting with the first (oldest) image. the last captured image will be displayed. 2 Select theimages starting with the last To view image. 3 Exit the the <x> button to return to Press the camera setting display. see pages 124. Press the <B> button to switch the display format. When you press the <x> button. see page 115.

the camera sets the shutter speed and aperture automatically to obtain the standard exposure. The difference between the Basic Zone modes and <d> is explained on page 158. * <d> stands for Program. In the <d> (Program AE) mode. * AE stands for Auto Exposure. you can set various functions and be more creative. most functions are set automatically and cannot be changed to prevent spoiled shots. 3 51 . In the <d> (Program AE) mode.Advanced Shooting Techniques In the Basic Zone modes.

This is called Program AE. If the shutter speed is slower than this. (Program shift) After pressing the shutter button halfway. As a general rule. 55 x 1. the camera sets the exposure (shutter speed and aperture) automatically. 52 . In low light. the exposure setting will blink when you press the shutter button halfway.53) or use flash (p. either increase the ISO speed (p. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <d>. turn the <6> dial to change the shutter speed and aperture setting combination (program). In very low light or very bright light.54). the bottom of the viewfinder will display the shutter speed from 30" to 4000 (30 . In bright light. on the LCD monitor. if the lens focal length is 55mm.). decrease the ISO speed.54). as shown in the figure. A slower shutter speed is more likely to result in camera shake.6 (For example.6 is 80 so the reciprocal of 1/ 80) is the minimum shutter speed required to prevent camera shake. 2 Take thethe subject and press the Focus shutter button completely. The darker it is. The program can be shifted. if the shutter speed is slower (lower number) than the reciprocal of the lens focal length multiplied by 1. The captured image will be displayed for about 2 sec. Shooting Tips Check the shutter speed in the viewfinder. either increase the ISO speed (p. the lower the number (slower shutter speed) will be.1/ 4000 sec.53) or use the flash (p. When you press the shutter button halfway. picture.d: Program AE To obtain a good exposure of the subject.

a faster shutter speed can be used and camera shake will be less prone to occur. With ISO 800 or 1600. 2 Select the ISO speed. High temperatures.Z: Changing the ISO SpeedN Set the ISO speed (imaging sensor’s sensitivity to light) to suit the ambient light level. high ISO speeds. The flash range will also be longer. the ISO speed will be set automatically within ISO 100 . For example. camera shake is less prone to occur than with the Basic Zone modes. 53 .400 to match the respective light level. The effective range of the flash will also increase. when you increase the ISO speed (higher number) for low light. evening Night or dark indoors See page 54 Flash Range Using a high ISO speed or shooting in high-temperature conditions may result in slightly grainy images. 1 Press the <WZ> button. In the Basic Zone modes. then press the shutter button halfway. [ISO speed] will appear. or long exposures may cause irregular colors in the image. ISO Speed Guide ISO Speed 100/200 400/800 1600 Normal (No flash) Sunny outdoors Overcast skies. select the Press the <S> key to desired ISO speed.

30.3 .34.3 / 3.6.4.3 .8 1 .10.2. If you press the shutter button halfway and “DbuSY” is displayed in the viewfinder (and [BUSYD] on the LCD monitor). You can then use flash again.12. and [BUSYD] is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor.3 / 3.3 . the flash will fire for the picture.Using the Built-in Flash In indoors.5 / 3.4 1 . .1 1 .7.13. 2 Press the shutterof the viewfinder. wait until the display turns off. [Approx.5 1 .) will be set automatically to prevent camera shake.7 1 .14.6 / 3.5 1 .3 .6.3 .3 / 3. you can press the <D> button anytime to take flash pictures.4. 1 Press the <D> button.4.3 .5 / 3.10.3 .5 1 .3 .3 .8 1 .3 / 3.48. or backlit conditions. While the flash is recycling.6 / 3. 54 .9.1 1 .3 / 3.42.9 / 3.3 1 .3 .6 II EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.15.30.3 / 3.1 1 .15.7 / 3.3 / 3.10.3.7.3 .21. the shutter speed (1/60 sec.3 .3 .4 / 3.17. just pop-up the built-in flash and press the shutter button to take flash pictures.5 If you shoot 20 images with flash at short intervals.24.3.21.6 / 3. When focus is achieved and you press the shutter button completely.7 1 .3 .8 1 .3 .2.6. low light.3.4 1 . the flash might stop operating.9 1 .21.2 / 3.3 .3 .3 .3.3 1 .1 1 . button halfway.9.3 / 3. in meters / feet] EF-S18-55mm f/3.3 .30.15.5.9.6 / 3. In the bottom left check that the <D> icon is lit.7. “DbuSY” is displayed in the viewfinder. In Creative Zone modes.6 IS USM Wide angle: 18mm Telephoto: 55mm Wide angle: 17mm Telephoto: 85mm 1 .1/200 sec.5-5. 3 Effective Flash Range ISO speed 100 200 400 800 1600 Take the picture.7 1 .6 / 3.10.3 . In the <d> mode.2 1 .0 / 3. This is to protect the flash unit.

Red-eye reduction can be set in any shooting mode except <3> <7> <5>. Then when you press the shutter button completely. when the room is well lit. In bright light. check the image on the LCD monitor to make sure the flash exposure looks good (not dark at the bottom). Under the [z] tab. Using Red-eye Reduction Using the red-eye reduction lamp before taking a flash picture can reduce red eye. decrease the ISO speed. When you press the shutter button halfway. Shooting without the built-in flash. Shooting under low light can cause blur due to camera shake. A higher ISO speed increases the effective range or distance of the flash. The red-eye reduction feature is most effective when the subject looks at the red-eye reduction lamp. For best results. If the exposure setting in the viewfinder blinks in bright light. Hold the camera as still as possible or use a tripod. If the lens hood (optional) is attached or if you are too close to the subject. When you press the shutter button halfway. increase the ISO speed.3 feet away from the subject. The effectiveness of red-eye reduction varies from subject to subject. 55 . Detach the lens hood and keep at least 1 meter/3. the picture will be taken.Using the Built-in Flash Shooting Tips If the subject is far away. take the picture after this display turns off. the red-eye reduction lamp will light. then press <0>. the bottom portion of the picture might turn out dark. For important shots. decrease the ISO speed. the viewfinder display on the bottom right will gradually turn off. Set it to [On]. and when you go closer to the subject. select [Red-eye On/Off] and press <0>.

animals. the camera will focus in the same way as One-Shot AF. such as animals. the camera switches to AI Servo AF and focuses continuously. the camera will focus only once. Selecting the Best AF Mode One-Shot AF Ideal for still subjects and snapshots. AI Focus AF This is for subjects moving unpredictably. Then if the subject starts to move. the focus and exposure setting will be adjusted continuously.E: Changing the AF ModeN You can change the AF mode to suit different subjects such as group photos. While you hold down the shutter button halfway. to select the AF Press the <U> key mode. The camera will then autofocus in the selected AF mode. * AI stands for Artificial Intelligence. [AF mode] will appear. the focus will be locked. 3 Focusthe AF point over the subject and Aim press the shutter button halfway. 1 Press the <ZAF> button. 2 Select the AF mode. When you press the shutter button halfway. the subject. 56 . When you press the shutter button halfway. and sports. You can then recompose the shot if desired. While you hold down the shutter button halfway. AI Servo AF Geared for sports photography and other moving subjects.

(9) The selected AF point is indicated on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder. automatic AF point selection will be set. and <a> modes. With the <d> (Program AE). 1 Press the <S> button. Therefore.S Selecting the AF PointN In the Image Zone modes. you can select one AF point to focus where you want. <s>. 3 Focus the selected AF point over the Aim subject and press the shutter button halfway to focus. <f>. you can select the AF point by turning the <6> dial until the desired AF point flashes in red. Generally. Pressing <0> toggles the AF point selection between the center AF point and automatic AF point selection. all the AF points are active. While looking at the viewfinder. When all AF points light up. 57 . the subject.to select the AF Press the <S> key point. the camera sometimes may not the focus the subject you want. the AF point covering the closest subject will be selected to focus. 2 Select the AF point.

Also.8. <AF> stands for Auto Focus. you can then recompose and the face will remain sharp. <MF> stands for Manual Focus. If it is difficult to focus. To make it easier to focus a moving subject. If you focus the eyes first. The center AF point focuses the best among the nine AF points. 2 Focus the subject. First use the center AF point to focus. If the subject moves away from the center AF point.S Selecting the AF PointN Shooting Tips When shooting a portrait up close. Manual Focusing 1 Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF>. with a fast lens from f/1. select and use the center AF point. use One-Shot AF and focus the eyes. the other AF points will continue to focustrack the subject automatically. high-precision focusing takes effect with the center AF point. lens focusing Focus by turning the Focusing ring ring until the subject looks sharp in the viewfinder. set the camera to automatic AF point selection and AI Servo AF.0 to f/2. If you press the shutter button halfway during manual focusing. 58 . the AF point achieving focus flashes briefly and the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder will light.

When you press the shutter button halfway and “buSY” is not displayed. 2 Select <i>. you can start shooting again. If “buSY” is displayed in the viewfinder.i Continuous ShootingN Up to about 3 shots per sec. This indicates that the camera’s buffer memory is full and shooting cannot continue. Press the <U> Take the picture. Shooting Tips Also set the AF mode to match the subject. 59 . can be taken. wait a few seconds before resuming. Flash can also be used. Moving subject: When AI Servo AF is set. 3 The camera shoots continuously while you hold down the shutter button fully. the camera will focus only once during continuous shooting. the continuous shooting speed may become slower depending on the subject and the lens used. Still subjects: When One-Shot AF is set. key to select <i>. focusing will be continuous during continuous shooting. Since the flash will require recharging time. In the AI Servo AF mode. 1 Press the <iQ> button. the continuous shooting speed will be slower. This is effective for shooting your child running toward you and capturing the different facial expressions.

etc. * Applies to a 512MB CF card. Set it to the desired recording quality such as [73]. Guide to Image-recording Quality Settings Quality 73 83 74 84 76 86 1 1+73 High quality Medium quality Low quality High quality Pixels Approx. select [Quality] and press <0>.3in. Also see “Guide to Imagerecording Quality Settings” below and “FAQ” on the next page. 60 .8x3.7in.9in. * Except for the 1 mode.) 76 86 73 83 1 74 1+73 84 17. 14. [Quality] will be displayed. Select the image-recording quality.8x12. Under the [z] tab.7cm/7.) A4 (29. then press <0>.7x8. Note that the recording quality will also affect the number of shots the CF card can record.1 million Possible Shots 128 248 215 409 374 708 48 26 Paper size A3 (42x29. the JPEG is used to record the image in all the recording-quality modes. Select the recording quality while thinking about the capacity of the CF card to be used.7x21cm/ 11.0in. The figures (**** x ****) displayed on the upper right is the actual pixel count (horizontal x vertical) for the respective quality setting.8x10cm/5.7cm/16. 10.1 million Approx. 2. 5.0x5.3 million Approx. 10.5x11.5 million Approx.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality Set the recording quality to suit the intended image size for printing.

If 8 is selected. and 6: Small. Set the recording quality in both the Basic Zone and Creative Zone modes respectively. select the highest image quality 73. you may be able to take more shots than was indicated. 6. I took more shots than the number of possible shots indicated. 4. When the maximum burst is 8 or lower. 61 . the number normally indicated as “9” on the bottom right of the viewfinder will display a lower number. the size of the paper for printing the image. If it will be A4 size. What is the shooting capacity with CF cards other than 512MB? Format the CF card and check the number of possible shots on the LCD monitor. if you use a 512MB CF card to take 100 shots. 4. When do I use the 1 mode? RAW images require processing with your personal computer. select 74. Or. but more images can be saved to the CF card. and the number of shots you plan to take. select 83. and 6 indicate the image size. Can the image-recording quality also be selected in the Basic Zone modes? Yes. For example. see “About 1” and “About 1+73” on the next page. you might be able to take fewer shots than indicated. Be careful not to shoot without a CF card in the camera. Or if you use a 256MB CF card to shoot 80 shots and want to print on A3-size or larger paper. 7. How large is the file size of one image? See “File size” on page 166. the maximum burst will be higher than 73. 4: Medium. In other image-recording quality modes. 1: 10 shots. For details. and 8? 3. How many shots can be taken continuously? (Maximum burst) 73: 27 shots. Which recording quality is recommended? You have to take into consideration the capacity of the CF card. The possible shots displayed is only an estimate. 3: Large. 7 (Fine) and 8 (Normal) indicate the image quality based on the data compression rate. The 7 image has higher image quality. the image quality will be slightly lower. the image-recording quality other than 1 and 1+73 can be selected.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality FAQ What’s the difference between 3. Note that this number will also be displayed even when no CF card is installed in the camera. 1+73: 8 shots. Depending on the shooting conditions.

they also offer flexibility for image adjustments possible only with RAW.3 Setting the Image-Recording Quality About 1 1 is the raw data before it is made into a 73 and other images. you can use the software to change the Picture Styles (see next page) freely to create various versions of the same image: Landscape-type colors. you can change the white balance without degrading the image quality. 1 image 73 image 0001. Also. you can view it as is on a personal computer without the bundled software or print it as is. For example. RAW is effective when you want to create your own art or shoot an important subject. The RAW image’s extension is “CR2”. Since the 73 image is recorded as a processed image. with a RAW image. Note that RAW images will not work with direct printing or DPOF. Although RAW images require software like Digital Photo Professional (provided) so they can be displayed on the computer. About 1+73 1+73 records both a RAW image and JPEG image with a single shot. and the 73 image’s extension is “JPG”. the two images are saved with the same file number in the same folder. or even sepia toning. With 1+73.JPG 62 . monochrome.CR2 0001. if you took the picture with the wrong white balance (explained in Chapter 4). The two images are saved to the CF card. You can distinguish between them with the image type or extension.

and very sharp and crisp images. Press <0> and [Picture Style] will appear. Neutral This is for users who prefer to process images with their personal computer. The picture will be taken with the selected Picture Style applied. and crisp. This Picture Style is also selected automatically when the Mode Dial is set to <3>. Effective for close-ups of women or children. The image looks slightly sharp and crisp. you can adjust the skin tone. Portrait For nice skin tones. Picture Style Effects Standard The image looks vivid. Landscape For vivid blues and greens. Effective for impressive landscapes. 63 . picture. By changing the [Color tone] (p. 1 Select [Picture Style]. For natural colors and subdued images. This Picture Style is also selected automatically when the Mode Dial is set to <2>.3 Selecting a Picture StyleN By selecting a Picture Style.79). you can obtain the desired image effects matching your photographic expression or the subject. sharp. Press the <V> key to select the desired Picture Style. This is a general-purpose Picture Style suitable for most scenes. 2 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely.

The image is dull and subdued.3 Selecting a Picture StyleN Faithful This is for users who prefer to process images with their personal computer. the color is adjusted colorimetrically to match the subject’s color. 1-3 You can register your own Picture Style settings (p. Any User Defined Picture Style which has not been set will have the same settings as the Standard Picture Style. Other than with RAW. User Def. 64 . When the subject is photographed under a color temperature of 5200K. make sure the [Monochrome] setting has been canceled.81) for [Portrait]. [Landscape]. Monochrome For black-and-white photos. When [Monochrome] is selected. If you want to later shoot pictures in color. the black-and-white photo cannot be reverted to color. <0> will appear on the LCD monitor. etc.

The second half of this chapter. 4 65 . starting with “Changing the Metering Mode” explains the methods to adjust the exposure and the Picture Styles. All the functions introduced in this chapter can also be used with the <d> (Program AE) mode introduced in Chapter 3. Except for <8>. all the shooting modes can be used in combination with the functions introduced in Chapter 3. The first half of this chapter explains how to use the <s> <f> <a> <8> modes on the Mode Dial.More Advanced Techniques This chapter builds on the previous chapter and introduces more ways to shoot creatively.

picture. Turning the <6> dial to the right sets a faster shutter speed. the desired shutter speed. “0"5” indicates 0. Frozen action Blurred action 1 Set the Mode Dial to <s>. 66 .s: Action Shots You can either freeze the action or create motion blur with the <s> (Shutter-priority AE) mode on the Mode Dial. * <s> stands for Time value. the picture will be taken at the selected shutter speed. and turning it to the left sets a slower one.5 sec. 2 SetSee “Shooting Tips” for advice on setting the shutter speed. 3 Take theyou focus and press the When shutter button completely. and “15"” is 15 sec. However. About the Shutter Speed Display The LCD monitor displays the shutter speed as a fraction. the viewfinder displays only the denominator. Also.

s: Action Shots Shooting Tips To freeze the action or moving subject. to 1/4000 sec. turn the <6> dial to the left to set a slower shutter speed or increase the ISO speed. the highest aperture value will blink. If this happens. To blur a running child or animal giving the impression of fast movement. 67 . the lowest aperture value will blink. Use a slow shutter speed such as 1/5 sec. hold it steady to prevent camera shake. How to blur a flowing river or water fountain. If you press the shutter button halfway and change the shutter speed while the aperture is displayed. The flash sync speed can be set from 30 sec. the aperture display will blink to indicate that the standard exposure cannot be obtained. Set the shutter speed so that the aperture display does not blink in the viewfinder. If the exposure will be too bright. to 1/200 sec. Use a tripod to prevent camera shake. to 1/15 sec. If you exceed the adjustable aperture range. If you use a telephoto lens. the aperture display will also change to maintain the same exposure (amount of light reaching the imaging sensor). Use a fast shutter speed such as 1/500 sec. Use a medium shutter speed such as 1/60 sec. Using the Built-in Flash The flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set automatically. If this happens. Follow the moving subject through the viewfinder and press the shutter button to take the picture. turn the <6> dial to the right to set a faster shutter speed or decrease the ISO speed. to 1/250 sec. If the exposure will be too dark.

f: Changing the Depth of Field To obtain a blurry background or to make everything near and far look sharp. If no lens is attached to the camera. 68 . The picture will be taken with the selected aperture. About the Aperture Display The larger the f/number. Blurred background Sharp foreground and background 1 Set the Mode Dial to <f>. * <f> stands for Aperture value which is the size of the diaphragm hole inside the lens. “00” will be displayed for the aperture. the desired aperture. picture. The apertures displayed will differ depending on the lens. the smaller the aperture opening will be. set the Mode Dial to <f> (Aperture-priority AE) to adjust the depth of field (range of acceptable focus). 3 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. the sharper the picture will look with a wider depth of field. 2 SetThe higher the aperture value.

A farther subject will have a wider depth of field. the 4000 (1/4000 sec. the 30" (30 sec. A higher aperture value will make the shutter speed slower. Set the aperture so that the shutter speed display does not blink in the viewfinder. Since wide-angle lenses have a wide depth of field. If this happens. If this happens. note that camera shake can occur in low light scenes.) shutter speed display will blink. If the picture will be too bright. If you press the shutter button halfway and change the aperture while the shutter speed is displayed. turn the <6> dial to the left to set a lower aperture value or increase the ISO speed. but also the lens and subject distance. Under low light. If the picture will be too dark. the shutter speed can be as long as 30 sec.f: Changing the Depth of Field Shooting Tips When using a high aperture value. a telephoto lens has a narrow depth of field. increase the ISO speed and hold the camera steady or use a tripod. 69 . If you exceed the adjustable shutter speed range. you need not set a high aperture value to obtain a sharp picture from the foreground to the background. And the closer the subject. the shutter speed display will blink to indicate that the standard exposure cannot be obtained. the narrower the depth of field. the shutter speed display will also change to maintain the same exposure (amount of light reaching the imaging sensor). The depth of field depends not only on the aperture. In such cases.) shutter speed display will blink. turn the <6> dial to the right to set a higher aperture value or decrease the ISO speed. On the other hand.

select the lowest aperture value and while holding down the depth-of-field preview button. Using a tripod is recommended. (fixed)]. and the background is exposed with a slow shutter speed set automatically. look at the viewfinder. Both the subject and background look properly exposed (automatic slow-speed flash sync). access the [b Custom Function (C. to suit the scene’s brightness. The shutter speed will set automatically between 30 sec. speed in Av mode] (p. If you are handholding the camera.1/ 200 sec. Depth-of-Field PreviewN Press the depth-of-field preview button to stop down to the current aperture setting. 70 . You can check the depth of field (range of acceptable focus) through the viewfinder. To prevent slow-speed sync.f: Changing the Depth of Field Using the Built-in Flash The flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set.Fn)] menu’s [Flash sync. When you want to see the effect of the current depth of field. In low light. the main subject is exposed with the automatic flash. .104) and set it to [1/200sec. keep it steady to prevent camera shake. Then turn the <6> dial to the right to set a higher aperture value and see how the depth of field changes.

or from 30 sec. the elapsed exposure time will be displayed. noise reduction] (p. to 1/200 sec. the image will look rough or grainy. turn the <6> dial left to set <BULB>. You can reduce this noise by setting the [b Custom Functions (C.Fn)] menu’s [Long exp.103) to [Auto] or [On]. If you press the <B> button during the bulb exposure. hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial. The flash sync speed can be set at bulb. You can decide which exposure level to set. While you change the shutter speed and aperture. 71 . It can be used to photograph fireworks. Standard exposure index 3 Set the exposure and take the picture. To set the aperture. * <a> stands for Manual. the flash exposure will be set automatically to match the aperture that was set. the exposure level mark will move. To set the shutter speed. 2 Set the shutter speed and aperture.a: Manual Exposure You can set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired. With flash. Exposure level mark Bulb Exposures In step 2. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <a>. etc. A bulb exposure keeps the shutter open for as long as you hold down the shutter button. turn the <6> dial. The exposure level indicator in the viewfinder indicates the exposure level up to ±2 stops from the standard exposure index at the center. Since bulb exposures produce more noise than usual.

Flash can be used. The exposure is correct. 72 . Use a tripod. A slow shutter speed has been set. If the “30"” shutter speed blinks. 2 Focus the AF points over the subjects Aim and press the shutter button halfway. Decrease the ISO speed. but the desired depth of field cannot be obtained. the subject. 1 Set the Mode Dial to <8>. FAQ The shutter speed display in the viewfinder blinks. Either use a wide-angle lens or move further away from the subjects. it means that the subject is too bright. the result will be the same as using the <d> mode with flash. If the “4000” shutter speed blinks. All the AF points will function to detect the subject. however. * <8> stands for Auto-Depth of field. and the aperture required to attain the necessary depth of field will be set automatically. The desired depth of field will not be obtained. (0) All the subjects covered by the AF points flashing in red will be in focus. it means that the subject is too dark. This mode sets the depth of field automatically. Increase the ISO speed. 3 Take the picture. The aperture display in the viewfinder blinks. I want to use flash.8: Automatic Depth-of-Field AE Objects in the foreground and background will be in focus automatically.

When you press the shutter button halfway. 1 Press the <YQ> button. 73 . In the Basic Zone modes. The gray area in the left figure is where the metering is weighted to obtain the standard exposure. w Partial metering This is effective for backlit subjects when the light surrounding the subject is strong. the selected metering mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor. q Evaluative metering This is an all-around metering mode suited for portraits and even backlit subjects. [Metering mode] will appear. The camera sets the exposure automatically to suit the scene. the Press the <U> key to select desired metering mode. e Center-weighted average metering This is for advanced users for obtaining the correct exposure for backlit subjects and other scenes using appropriate exposure compensation.q Changing the Metering ModeN The metering mode is the method of measuring the brightness of the subject. 2 Select the metering mode. This need not be changed unless you really want to. evaluative metering is set.

After taking the picture. After taking the picture. the exposure level is displayed on the LCD monitor and in the viewfinder. Making it brighter Hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to the right. This feature can be used in the Creative Zone modes (except <a>). To obtain the desired color shade. Making it brighter Making it darker As shown in the figure. set the exposure compensation and take the picture again. The exposure compensation setting will not be automatically canceled when you turn off the camera. hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to reset the exposure compensation to zero. You can also set the exposure compensation to create bright or dark images as desired.Setting Exposure CompensationN When you photograph a white or black subject (such as clothing). Exposure is dark Exposure compensation made it brighter 74 . the white might turn out darker and the black might look lighter. reset the exposure compensation to zero. Setting exposure compensation Set exposure compensation if the exposure (without flash) does not come out as desired. Making it darker Hold down the <O> button and turn the <6> dial to the left.

Or to make it darker. the <y> icon on the LCD monitor will change to <C>. select [Flash exp comp]. To make the flash exposure brighter. Under the [m] tab. 2 Set the flash exposure compensation amount. When you press the shutter button halfway. After taking the picture. The flash exposure compensation amount will not be displayed. 75 . press <0>. the <y> icon and flash exposure compensation amount will be displayed on the LCD monitor and the <y> icon will appear in the viewfinder. After setting the flash exposure compensation amount. A bright flash exposure Flash exposure compensation making it darker When you set flash exposure compensation with an external Speedlite. then press <0>.Setting Exposure CompensationN y Flash Exposure CompensationN Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the main subject does not come out as desired. This feature also works with external EX-series Speedlites. 1 Select [Flash exp comp]. press the <Z> key. do step 2 to reset the flash exposure compensation amount to zero. press the <Y> key.

The three bracketed shots will be taken in this sequence: Standard. picture. select [AEB]. then press <0>. the 2 SetPress AEB amount. When you press the shutter button halfway.3 Auto Exposure BracketingN This feature takes exposure compensation a step further by varying the exposure automatically with three shots as shown below. This is called AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing). You can then choose the best exposure. the <h> icon and AEB amount will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Under the [m] tab. 76 . to set the AEB the <U> key amount. decreased. and increased exposure. 3 Take theand press the shutter button Focus completely. then press <0>. Standard exposure Making it darker (Decreased exposure) Making it brighter (Increased exposure) 1 AEB amount Select [AEB].

AEB cannot be used with flash. Neither flash nor bulb exposures can be used with AEB. obtain flash-ready. Using AEB with exposure compensation. decreased. replace the battery. With the self-timer or remote control. or replace the CF card.59) has been set and you press the shutter button completely. and increased exposure. the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously in this sequence: Standard. Using AEB with <u> single shooting. change lenses. decreased. the shots can be bracketed with decreased and increased exposures. Press the shutter button three times to take the three bracketed shots. Using AEB with the self-timer or remote control. Based on the exposure compensation amount. AEB will also be canceled automatically if you set the power switch to <2>.3 Auto Exposure BracketingN Canceling AEB Follow steps 1 and 2 to set the AEB amount to < >. The three bracketed shots will be exposed in the following sequence: Standard. If <i> (p. 77 . and increased exposure. Shooting Tips Using AEB with continuous shooting. the three bracketed shots will be taken continuously.

The Detail set.to select the Press the <V> key parameter such as [Sharpness]. then press <0>. see page 80. Under the [m] tab. 78 .3 Customizing the Picture StyleN You can customize the Picture Style by changing the individual parameters like [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. Any settings different from the default will be displayed in blue. take test shots. then press <0>. then press <0>. select [Picture Style]. The Picture Style selection screen will reappear. 2 Select the Picture Style. then press Select the Picture the <C> button. The Picture Style selection screen will appear. screen will appear. 1 Select [Picture Style]. 4 Adjust the parameter. Press the <M> button to save the adjusted parameter. To see the resulting effects. 3 Select the parameter. To customize [Monochrome]. Style.to adjust the Press the <U> key parameter as desired.

set it toward the E end. 79 . the crisper the image will look. set it toward the plus end. Contrast Adjusts the image contrast and the vividness of colors. By selecting [Default set. Saturation The image’s color saturation can be adjusted. To increase the contrast. the softer the image will look. The closer it is to F. The closer it is to G. the more yellow the skin tone will look. the blander the image will look. set it toward the plus end. you can revert the respective Picture Style to its default parameters. the lighter the colors will look. the redder the skin tone will look.]. the more saturated the colors will look. To make the skin tone less red. The closer it is to G. Color tone The skin tones can be adjusted. The closer it is to H.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN Parameters Settings and Effects Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. To apply the adjusted Picture Style. The closer it is to H. The closer it is to H. set it toward the minus end. set it toward the plus end. To make it less sharp. set it toward the minus end. To decrease the contrast. To make the skin tone redder. To decrease the color saturation. follow step 2 to select the desired Picture Style and press the <M> button. Or follow step 1 on page 63 to select a Picture Style. the sharper the image will look. set it toward the F end. To make it sharper. To increase the color saturation. The closer it is to E. The closer it is to G. set it toward the minus end.

Tree leaves will look crisper and brighter. Filter effect With a Filter effect applied to a monochrome image. you can also set [Filter effect] and [Toning effect] in addition to [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. Or: Orange R: Red G: Green Setting the [Contrast] to the plus side will make the filter effect more pronounced. you can make white clouds or green trees stand out more. It can make the image look more impressive. Filter N: None Ye: Yellow Sample effects Normal black-and-white image with no filter effects. The following can be selected: [N:None] [S:Sepia] [B:Blue] [P:Purple] [G:Green] 80 . The blue sky will look more natural. Toning effect By applying a toning effect. The sunset will look more brilliant. Skin tones and lips will look fine. you can create a monochrome image in that color. and the white clouds will look crisper.3 Customizing the Picture StyleN Monochrome Adjustment For Monochrome. The blue sky will look quite dark. Fall leaves will look crisper and brighter. The blue sky will look slightly darker.

81 . Under the [m] tab. Style] selected. The Detail set. You can set and save up to three Picture Styles whose parameters such as sharpness and contrast can be adjusted as desired. If you have a Picture Style already set with the provided software. screen will appear. then press <0>.]. The Picture Style selection screen will appear. adjust its parameters as desired and register it in User Defined 1 to 3.3 Defining a New Picture StyleN You can select a base Picture Style such as [Portrait] or [Landscape]. 3 Press <0>. select [Picture Style]. You can also select a Picture Style already set with the provided software.key to select [User Press the <V> Def. then press the <C> button. 2 Select [User Def. press With [Picture <0>. Style. 1 Select [Picture Style]. select it here. 1/2/3]. then press <0>. 4 Select the base Pictureselect the Press the <V> key to base Picture Style.

The base Picture Style will be displayed on the right of [User Def. 82 . 1/2/3]. To apply the registered Picture Style. changing the base Picture Style in step 4 will nullify the parameters of the registered Picture Style. If a Picture Style has already been registered under [User Def. Press the <M> button to register the new Picture Style. 1/2/3]. follow step 2 to select the desired [User Def. 1/ 2/3]. Or follow step 1 on page 63 to select [User Def.to adjust the Press the <U> key parameter as desired. 6 Adjust the parameter. For details. The name of the Picture Style having any modified settings (different from the default) registered in the [User Def. 1/2/3] will be displayed in blue.3 Defining a New Picture StyleN 5 Select the parameter. see “Customizing the Picture Style” on pages 78-80. then press <0>. then press <0>.to select a Press the <V> key parameter such as [Sharpness]. The Picture Style selection screen will then reappear. 1/2/3] Picture Style and press the <M> button.

post-processing of the image with software will be required. With this camera. select [Color space]. If the image is captured with the color space set to Adobe RGB. sRGB is set automatically.21). Adobe RGB. For normal images. The ICC profile is not appended. sRGB is recommended. 1 Select [Color space]. About Adobe RGB This is mainly used for commercial printing and other industrial uses. and Design rule for Camera File System 2. you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB. Since the image will look very subdued with an sRGB personal computer environment and printers not compatible with Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 (Exif 2.21). 2 SetSelectdesiredor [Adobe RGB]. In the Basic Zone modes. Under the [m] tab. then press <0>. This setting is not recommended if you do not know about image processing. the color space.0 (Exif 2. then [sRGB] press <0>. the file name will start with “_MG_” (first character is an underscore).3 Setting the Color SpaceN The color space refers to the range of reproducible colors. 83 . The ICC profile is explained in the Software Instruction Manual (PDF).

A AE LockN Use AE lock when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting or when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area. Each time you press the <A> button. The AE lock effect will differ depending on the AF point and metering mode. see “AE Lock” (p. (0) 2 Press the <A>lights in the viewfinder The <A> icon to indicate that the exposure setting is locked (AE lock). For details. then recompose and take the shot. Press the <A> button to lock the exposure. The exposure setting will be displayed. 3 Recompose to maintain the AE lock If you want the while taking more shots. AE lock indicator and take picture.159). 1 Focus the subject. button. Press the shutter button halfway. it locks the current auto exposure setting. hold down the <A> button and press the shutter button to take another shot. This is called AE lock. It is effective for backlit subjects. 84 .

(8)subject Aim center over the where you want to lock the flash exposure. This feature also works with external EX-series Speedlites. 2 Focus the subject. * FE stands for Flash Exposure. Press the shutter button halfway and look in the viewfinder to check that the <D> icon is lit. If the subject is too far away and beyond the effective range of the flash. picture. The flash will fire a preflash and the required flash output is calculated and retained in memory. 85 . then press the <A> button.A FE LockN FE lock locks the flash exposure setting over the desired area of the subject. 4 Take the the shot and press the shutter Frame button completely. “FEL” is displayed for a moment and <d> will light. the <D> icon will blink. The flash is fired to take the picture. Get closer to the subject and repeat steps 2 to 4. a preflash is fired and the required flash output is calculated and retained in memory. 1 Press the <D> button to pop-up the built-in flash. Each time you press the <A> button. In the viewfinder. the <A> 3 Press the viewfinderbutton.

you can set the white balance manually to suit the respective light source. 1 Photograph a white object. In the Basic Zone modes. <Q> will be set automatically. Normally. O Custom White Balance Custom white balance enables you to manually set the white balance for a specific light source for better accuracy. You can set any white balance. white object should fill the viewfinder center. <XB> 1 Press thebalance] will button. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with <Q>. then press the shutter button halfway. ****K” (K: Kelvin) displayed for the selected white balance <W> <E> <R> <Y> <U> is the respective color temperature.B: Setting the White BalanceN White balance (WB) is for making the white areas look white instead of having a color cast. [White appear. 2 Press the <U> key to select the desired white balance setting. 86 . The plain. The “Approx. Focus manually and set the correct exposure for the white object. the <Q> (Auto) setting will set the correct white balance automatically. Select the white balance. Do this procedure under the actual light source to be used.

87 . 4 Select the custom white balance. Press the <XB> button. then press the shutter button halfway. data.B: Setting the White BalanceN 2 Select [Custom WB]. 3 Import the white balancecaptured in Select the image that was step 1.select [Custom Under the [m] tab. then press <0>. it cannot be selected in step 3. WB]. then press <0>. If the image was captured while the Picture Style was set to [Monochrome] (p. an 18% gray card (commercially available) can produce a more accurate white balance. Instead of a white object. a correct white balance might not be obtained. If the exposure obtained in step 1 is way off. The SET screen will appear.64). The data will be imported and the message screen and menu will reappear. Press the <U> key to select <O>.

Under the [m] tab. The WB correction/WB bracketing screen will appear. “SHIFT” indicates the color balance bias and correction amount. press the <S> key to move the “ ” mark to the center so that “SHIFT” indicates “0. Sample setting: A2. To cancel the white balance correction. M is magenta. G1 During the white balance correction. select [WB SHIFT/BKT]. the correction. (Mired: A measurement unit indicating the density of a color temperature conversion filter. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels. On the upper right. A is amber. 2 SetPress white balance move the “ ” the <S> key to mark to the desired position. The color balance will shift in the respective direction. One level of the blue/amber correction is equivalent to 5 mireds of a color temperature conversion filter.” Press <0> to exit the setting and return to the menu.) 88 . <2> will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a color temperature conversion or color compensating filter. 0.3 White Balance CorrectionN You can correct the white balance that has been set. B is for blue. and G is green. Users familiar with using color temperature conversion or color compensating filters will find this feature handy. then press <0>. 1 Select [WB SHIFT/BKT].

and amber bias.3 White Balance CorrectionN White Balance Auto Bracketing With just one shot. and turning it to the left sets the M/G bracketing. white balance bracketing cannot be used. “BKT” stands for Bracketing. The number of possible shots will also decrease to about one-third the normal number. Based on the white balance mode’s standard color temperature. the maximum burst will be fewer during continuous shooting. On the right side of the screen. If the image-recording quality is set to RAW or RAW+73. set “BKT” to “±0” (“ ” to “ ” (1 point)). the CF card will take longer to record the shot. the “ ” mark on the screen will change to “ ” (3 points). With white balance bracketing set. B/A bias ±3 levels Bracketing Sequence Correct white balance. Set the white balance bracketing amount. three images having a different color tone can be recorded simultaneously. when you turn the <6> dial. 89 . “BKT” indicates the bracketing direction and the bracketing amount is also displayed. Since three images are recorded for one shot. blue bias. In step 2 for white balance correction. Or. and green bias. Press <0> to exit the setting and return to the menu. correct white balance. magenta bias. the image will be bracketed with a blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias. Turning the <6> dial to the right sets the B/A bracketing. This is called white balance bracketing. White balance bracketing is possible up to ±3 levels in single-level increments. To cancel the bracketing.

delay. Using Remote Control to Shoot Using Remote Switch RS-60E3 or Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (both optional) can prevent camera shake and enable remote shooting. do it carefully without shaking the camera. Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote switch with a 60 cm/2.0 feet cord for pressing the shutter button halfway or fully. When pressing the shutter button. and the RC-5 trips the shutter after a 2-sec.Preventing Camera Shake To prevent camera shake.4 feet from the camera. Preventing camera shake while you press the shutter button on a tripod-mounted camera is explained below. Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 Remote controller to shoot wirelessly up to about 5 meters/16. (p.153) The RC-1 can trip the shutter immediately or after a 2sec. RC-1 RC-5 90 . delay. using a tripod is effective. It connects to the camera’s remote control terminal.

Press the shutter button completely to lockup the reflex mirror.Preventing Camera Shake Mirror Lockup Although remote control shooting can prevent camera shake. later.Fn)] and setting [Mirror lockup] (p. Remote control shooting Since you do not touch the camera when the picture is taken. When you press the shutter button completely. and after 30 seconds. The reflex mirror will then go back down. The mirror locks up. pressing the transmit button locks up the mirror before the shot is taken 2 sec. Mirror lockup is enabled by accessing [b Custom Function (C. The sun’s heat can scorch and damage the shutter curtains. delay. If <i> (Continuous shooting) has been set. Then press the shutter button completely again to take the picture. If you let go of the shutter button during the 2-sec. the picture can be taken after a 2-sec. Pressing the shutter button completely again locks up the mirror again. delay. self-timer countdown. Shooting Tips Do not point the camera toward the sun. set it to 2-sec. hold down the shutter button until you want to end the exposure.105) to [1:Enable]. then shoot. With RC-1. For bulb exposures. later. using mirror lockup to prevent camera vibrations can also help when you use a super telephoto lens or shoot close ups. it will go back down automatically. This is not the actual shutter release (no picture is taken). there will be a shutterrelease sound. remote control shooting together with mirror lockup can further prevent camera shake. With Remote Controller RC-5. the mirror locks up. With the self-timer. 91 . then the picture is taken 2 sec. single shooting will still take effect.

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Handy Features This chapter introduces convenient everyday features such as silencing the beeper and preventing shooting without a CF card installed. 5 93 . transfer images directly to a personal computer. and prevent dust from appearing on your images. It also teaches how to customize camera functions to suit your preferences.

Under the [z] tab. The LCD monitor display will turn off if you put your eye near the viewfinder. Select [Off]. If [Off] is set. the image review will be displayed up until the [Auto power off] time.Handy Features 3 Silencing the Beeper You can prevent the beeper from sounding when focus is achieved or during self-timer operation. or do any camera operation. then press <0>. select [Review time]. 3 Setting the Image Review Time How long the image is displayed on the LCD monitor immediately after capture can be set. Set the time. then press <0>. and you cannot release the shutter. Select [Off]. Under the [x] tab. then press <0>. select [Shoot w/o card]. press the shutter button. 3 CF Card Reminder This prevents shooting if there is no CF card in the camera. the image review will not be displayed. then press <0>. 94 . If there is no CF card installed and you press the shutter button. If [Hold] is set. “no CF” will be displayed in the viewfinder. select [Beep]. then press <0>. Under the [z] tab. then press <0>.

then press <0>. If [Off] has been set. With the adjustment screen displayed. When the camera has turned off due to auto power off. the camera turns off automatically after the set time of idle operation elapses. <M>. select [Auto power off]. then press <0>. If [Off] has been set and the camera is not used for 30 min. 95 . press the <B> button. prevent the ambient light from affecting the reviewed image. Under the [c] tab. or <x> button.Handy Features 3 Set the Auto Power-off Time To save battery power.. Set the time. You can set this auto power-off time. the LCD monitor will turn off automatically. press the <U> key to adjust the brightness. When checking the exposure of an image. <B>. Under the [c] tab. 3 Setting the LCD Monitor Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor to make it easier to read. then press <0>. To turn on the LCD monitor again. then press <0>. either turn off the camera yourself or press the <B> button to turn off the camera settings display to save battery power. Also. select [LCD brightness]. setting the LCD monitor brightness at the center of the adjustment scale is recommended. you can wake up the camera by pressing the shutter button.

the file numbering continues in sequence up to 9999. Even after you replace the CF card. The file number will appear on the personal computer in this format: IMG_0001. then press <0>. This is convenient when you want to save the images numbered anywhere between 0001 to 9999 in one folder in your personal computer. Under the [c] tab.Handy Features 3 File Numbering Method The file number is like the frame number on a roll of film. You can also change how the file number is assigned. then press <0>. you should use a newly-formatted CF card each time. the file numbering of the new images might continue from the file numbering of the existing images in the card. Follow the steps below to select a file numbering method. File numbering after replacing the CF card CF card -1 CF card -2 0051 0052 Next sequential file 96 . [Continuous]: The file numbering continues in sequence even after the CF card is replaced.JPG. If the replacement CF card contains images recorded previously. The captured images are assigned a sequential file number from 0001 to 9999 and saved in one folder. If you want to use continuous file numbering. select [File numbering].

To start the file numbering from 0001.Handy Features [Auto reset]: Resets the file numbering to 0001 whenever the CF card is replaced. If the replacement CF card contains images recorded previously. This is convenient if you want to organize images according to CF cards. File numbering after replacing the CF card CF card -1 CF card -2 0051 0001 File numbering is reset [Manual reset]: You can reset the file numbering 0001 at any time or for a new folder. 97 .CR2” for RAW images. Be sure to replace the CF card. If that folder contains images reaching file number 9999. a new folder is created automatically and the file numbering of images saved to that folder starts from 0001. the file numbering of the new images might continue from the file numbering of the existing images in the card. When you reset the file numbering manually. shooting will not be possible even if the CF card still has storage capacity. the file numbering returns to continuous or auto reset. The LCD monitor will display a message to replace the CF card. Each time the CF card is replaced. the file name will start with “IMG_”. This is convenient when you want to use different folders for the images taken yesterday and the ones taken today.JPG” for JPEG images and “. [Folder number full] will appear on the LCD monitor. For both JPEG and RAW images. the CF card must be formatted before use. 999 is created. After the manual reset. the file numbering starts from 0001. If folder No. The file name extension will be “.

The software used is not compatible with image rotation. Rotating an image on the camera’s LCD monitor when [OnD] had been set. select [Auto rotate]. if the vertical image is taken while the camera is pointed up or down. then press <0>. but the image does not rotate during playback. FAQ The vertical image is not rotated during the image review immediately after it is captured. In such a case. 98 .Handy Features 3 Auto Rotate of Vertical Images Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera’s LCD monitor and personal computer instead of horizontally. [OnPD]: The vertical image is automatically rotated on both the camera’s LCD monitor and on the personal computer. the image might not rotate for playback. [Off]: The vertical image is not automatically rotated at all. The vertical image does not rotate on the personal computer screen. Auto rotate will not work with vertical images captured while [Auto rotate] was set to [Off]. Also. See the descriptions of the settings below and select the desired setting. Then press <0>. The setting of this feature can be changed. Set [OnPD]. The vertical image is rotated only for playback. see “Rotating the Image” on page 119. Under the [c] tab. [OnPD] is set. Use the camera’s bundled software instead. It will be rotated. then playback the image. [OnD]: The vertical image is automatically rotated only on the personal computer.

95) 99 .37) Picture Style (p. While the menu is displayed.Handy Features B Checking Camera Function Settings While the menu is displayed.98) CF card remaining capacity LCD monitor auto off (p.89) Auto rotate display (p. Press the <B> button again to return to the menu. press the <B> button to display the settings. press the <B> button to display the camera’s current settings.63) Color space (p.101) Auto power off (p.83) WB correction (p. Press the shutter button halfway to return to the camera setting display.88)/ WB bracketing (p. Camera Function Setting Display Date/Time (p.

select [Clear all Custom Functions].112) will be erased. desired option. then press <0> to clear Select [OK]. When [Clear all camera settings] is set.Handy Features 3 Reverting the Camera to the Default SettingsN This is for returning all the camera’s shooting settings and Custom Functions to the default. 1 Select [Clear settings]. select [Clear settings]. then press <0>. then press <0>.86) obtained from the custom white balance and the Dust Delete Data (p. select [Clear all camera settings]. the Custom Functions. This works in the <d> and other Creative Zone modes. the camera will be reset to the following settings. 2 Select the the camera to the default To revert settings. To revert the Custom Functions to the default settings. Under the [b] tab. 100 . then press <0>. 3 Select [OK]. Shooting Settings AF mode AF point selection Metering mode Drive mode AEB Flash exposure compensation One-Shot AF Automatic AF point selection q (Evaluative metering) u (Single shooting) Canceled 0 (Zero) Image-Recording Settings Quality ISO speed Color space White balance WB correction WB bracketing Picture Style 73 100 sRGB Q (Auto WB) Canceled Canceled Standard Exposure compensation 0 (Zero) * The white balance data (p.

Under the [b] tab. Select [LCD auto off]. then press <0>.Fn)]. 3 Setting a Custom FunctionN 1 Select [Custom Functions (C. Custom Functions can be set and used only in Creative Zone modes. then press <0>. then press <0>. Press the <U> the number of the Custom Function to be set. select [Custom Functions (C.Fn)]. select [LCD auto off]. Function 2 Select the Customkey to select No. The Custom Function screen will appear. Select [Disable]. 3 Setting Custom FunctionsN You can customize various camera features to suit your picture-taking preferences.Handy Features 3 Preventing the LCD Monitor from Turning off Automatically This prevents the display-off sensor from turning off the camera settings display automatically when your eye nears the viewfinder. then press <0>. 101 . Under the [c] tab. You can do it with Custom Functions. Custom Function No.

the K is displayed on the LCD monitor to indicate that a Custom Function has been set. When the menu is displayed.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN 2 the setting. this is used for the menu function settings. 1: SET:Quality When you press <0>. 3 Change the <V> key to select the Press desired setting (number). (p. Clearing All Custom Functions On the [b Clear settings] menu. the current Custom Function settings are indicated below the respective Custom Function numbers. 4 Exit the the <M> button to return to Press the menu. Repeat steps 2 and 3 if you want to set other Custom Functions. the recording quality setting screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. You can assign often-used functions to the SET button and cross keys. select [Clear all Custom Functions] to reset all the Custom Functions to the default settings. 0: SET:Picture Style Press <0> to display the Picture Style selection screen on the LCD monitor. 102 .100) 3 Custom Function SettingsN C. Description menu.Fn-1 SET button/Cross keys funct. then press <0>. At the bottom of the screen. When you press the shutter button halfway.

Fn-2 Long exp. Also. the images recorded in the CF card will be played back. you can press the <S> key to select the AF point. The AF point selection screen will not be displayed. press the <S> button. Select the AF point while looking at the AF point selection display. press the button while the shutter speed and aperture are not displayed. This [Auto] setting is effective in most cases. You cannot take another picture until the noise reduction process is completed. After the picture is taken. This setting may be effective for noise that cannot be detected or reduced with the [Auto] setting. If you press the button while the shutter speed and aperture are displayed. to select the center AF point. SET:Playback When you press <0>. After you press the shutter button halfway (0). 0: Off 1: Auto For 1 sec. or longer. noise reduction This is effective for minimizing noise in images exposed for 1 sec. the flash exposure compensation screen appears so you can quickly change the setting. noise reduction is performed automatically if noise peculiar to long exposures is detected. or longer. Cross keys:AF frame selec. If you want to change the ISO speed or other setting assigned to the <S> key. press <0>. To set automatic AF point selection.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN 2: 3: 4: SET:Flash exp comp When you press <0>. C. the noise reduction process will take the same amount of time as the exposure. 2: 103 . the setting screen will not appear. Assigns the same function as the <x> button. or longer exposures. On Noise reduction is performed for all exposures 1 sec.

This can prevent the AF-assist beam from disturbing another photographer’s shooting. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken. you can press the <A> button to stop the AF operation momentarily. no AE lock This is useful for subjects which keep moving and stopping repeatedly. (fixed) The flash picture can be taken without camera shake. 2: 104 .Fn-5 AF-assist beam You can enable or disable the camera’s AF-assist beam or have it emitted by the EOS-dedicated Speedlite instead. no AE lock In the AI Servo AF mode. In the AI Servo AF mode. it will emit the AF-assist beam when necessary. The exposure is set at the moment the picture is taken. the focusing and exposure will always be at the optimum point as you wait for the decisive moment. Only external flash emits With an EOS-dedicated Speedlite. Thus. to 1/ 200 sec.Fn-3 0: Flash sync. Press the <A> button to autofocus and press the shutter button halfway to attain AE lock. you can press the <A> button to start or stop the AI Servo AF operation.Fn-4 0: 1: AF/AE lock Shutter/AE lock button 2: 3: AE lock/AF Convenient when you want to focus and meter separately. to suit the scene’s brightness. C. speed in Av (Aperture-priority AE) mode 1: Auto The flash sync speed is set automatically within a range of 30 sec. 0: Emits 1: Does not emit The AF-assist beam is not emitted at all regardless of the shooting conditions. AF/AF lock. This prevents the AF from being thrown off by any obstacle passing between the camera and subject. AE/AF.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. 1/200sec. C.

etc. C. Effective when you prefer to control the exposure in less fine increments. Since the camera will not execute automatic exposure compensation. Average Geared for advanced users who want to control the external Speedlite. this mode averages the entire flash metering area. from low light to daytime fill-flash. aperture. C.Fn-7 0: 1: Disable Mirror lockup Enable Effective for telephoto and close-up shots to prevent camera shake caused by the mirror’s reflex action. exposure compensation.Fn-6 0: 1: 1/3-stop Exposure level increments 1/2-stop Sets 1/2-stop increments for the shutter speed.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. The exposure level will be displayed in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor as shown below. 105 . AEB.Fn-8 0: E-TTL II 1: Evaluative Fully automatic flash photography for all conditions. adjust the flash exposure compensation if necessary.

118) Image review and playback To see a magnified view during the image review immediately after shooting.Fn-10 0: 1: Magnified view Image playback only (p. If you press a button like <Z> or <E> which displays a setting screen on the LCD monitor. the respective setting screen will still appear. <E>. This helps to save battery power. To magnify the playback image with the <x> button. hold down the <l> button and press the <u> button. and again immediately before the exposure ends.Fn-11 0: 1: LCD display when power ON Display When the power switch is turned on. This creates a light trail following the moving subject such as a car at night. If C. The flash fires immediately before the exposure ends. the setting screen will not appear.Fn-1-4 has been set.3 Setting Custom FunctionsN C. first check that the viewfinder information has turned off before pressing <Z>. The flash fires immediately after the shot is exposed. or other buttons. press the <u> button. C. Retain power OFF status If you pressed the <B> button to turn off the LCD monitor and then you turn off the power. When 2nd-curtain sync is set. the camera settings will be displayed. the LCD monitor will not turn on when you turn on the power again. you can magnify or reduce the view with the <u> and <y> buttons. a flash is fired twice: First when you press the shutter button completely.Fn-9 0: 1: Shutter curtain sync. If the viewfinder information is still displayed and you press the button. The menu screens and image playback will also still be displayed when used. During the magnified view. If you pressed the <B> button to turn on the LCD monitor and then you turn off the power. 106 . 1st-curtain sync. 2nd-curtain sync. the LCD monitor will turn on when you turn on the power again. C.

Before disconnecting the cable. When the program selection screen appears on the personal computer. Turn off the camera’s power switch before connecting it.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer By connecting the camera to a personal computer.” Preparation for Image Transfer 1 Connect the camera to the personal computer. you can transfer images from the camera’s CF card by operating the camera. see “Software Guide. Before connecting the camera to the personal computer. When the camera model selection screen appears. This is called direct image transfer. The [EOS Utility] screen will appear on the computer. see “Connect the Camera and the Computer and then Start EOS Utility” in the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM. 107 . pressing the shutter button halfway will not return the camera to shooting-ready. select [EOS Utility]. turn off the camera first and pull out the cable by grasping the plug (instead of the cord). 2 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. select your camera’s model. be sure to install the bundled software (EOS Digital Solution Disk/ CD-ROM) in the personal computer. For instructions on how to install the software. Use the USB cable provided with the camera to connect it to the personal computer. If the [EOS Utility] screen does not appear on the computer. and the [Direct Transfer] screen will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. While the direct transfer screen is displayed.

To select the images.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Transferring Images to a Personal Computer The images sent to the personal computer will be saved in the [My Pictures] folder (Windows) or [Pictures] folder (Macintosh) in subfolders organized according to shooting date. [Select & transfer] Press the <U> key to select images one by one to be transferred to the personal computer. press the <M> button. To start the image transfer. press the <l> button. 108 . To exit. follow the instructions on the next page. The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the image transfer will start. When the image transfer is completed. the lamp will stay on. Select [All images]. Options other than [All images] are explained below. [Transfer order images] You select the images to be transferred to the personal computer in a batch. Transfer all the images in the CF card to the personal computer. [New images] Images which have not yet been transferred to the personal computer will be selected by the camera automatically for the transfer. then press the <l> button.

then press <0>. press the <M> button. 1 Select [Transfer order]. Under the [x] tab. then press <0>. then press the <V> key to place a checkmark <X> on the upper left. then press <0> to start the transfer. the confirmation dialog will appear. To exit. Select [OK]. Press the <U> key to select an image. If you press <0> instead of the <l> button.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer [Wallpaper] Press the <U> key to select the image and transfer it. The Transfer order screen will appear. Select [Order]. You can select up to 998 images to be transferred. Selecting the Images to be Transferred You select the image to be transferred to the personal computer one by one. An image will appear. 109 . select [Transfer order]. 2 Select [Order]. Repeat this step for all the images you want to transfer. 3 Select the image to be transferred. The image will then appear as wallpaper on the computer desktop screen.

Do not insert into the camera a CF card whose transfer order was set by a different camera and then try to specify another transfer order.3 Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Press the <M> button twice to save the image selections to the CF card. the transfer order may not be possible. If a RAW+JPEG image is selected for transfer. To return to the single-image view. when you select [All]. up to 998 images will be transferred in one batch. depending on the image type. 110 . The selected images might all be overwritten. The menu screen will then reappear. it will be counted as one image even though both the RAW and JPEG images will be transferred to the personal computer. press the <u> button. If you then select [Mark all] and press <0>. press the <I> button to see a three-image display. all your image selections for transfer will be canceled. Also. the screen on the left will appear. About [All] In step 2. In step 3. If you select [Clear all] and press <0>.

then press <0>. Under the [b] tab. Disabling automatic sensor cleaning With the screen above displayed.3 Automatic Sensor Cleaning When you turn the camera’s power switch on or off. Clean the body cap before attaching it. wait a while until it is selectable. You normally need not pay attention to this feature. follow the instructions below. do it in a place with minimal dust. Manual self-cleaning Select [Sensor cleaning: Auto]. Press the <U> key to select [Disable]. For maximum effectiveness. 111 . press <0>. To minimize dust from entering the camera. the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit operates to automatically remove dust adhering to the imaging sensor. If [Clean now] is grayed out and cannot be selected. be sure to attach the body cap. if you want to activate this self-cleaning manually or disable it. select [Sensor cleaning: Auto].. However. then the menu will reappear. With [Clean now] selected. press the <U> key to select [Set up]. set the camera upright horizontally (do not tilt up or down) before executing [Clean now]. When storing the camera without a lens attached. then press <0>. then press <0>. note the following countermeasures: When changing lenses. The self-cleaning will be performed for about 1 sec.

Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and set the focus to infinity (∞). then press <0>. etc. Preparation Get a solid-white object (paper. in case visible dust still remains. the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit will eliminate most of the dust visible on captured images. 2 Select [OK]. Obtain the Dust Delete Data 1 Select [Dust Delete Data]. and press <0>. If the lens has no distance scale. The Dust Delete Data is used by the Digital Photo Professional program (provided) to erase the dust spots automatically. you can append Dust Delete Data to the image to later erase the dust spots.3 Appending Dust Delete DataN Normally. then a message screen will appear. However. The Dust Delete Data screen will appear. look at the front of the lens and turn the focusing ring clockwise all the way.). Set the lens focal length to 50mm or longer. select [Dust Delete Data]. Under the [m] tab. The Select [OK] automatic self-cleaning of the sensor will be performed. 112 .

30 1. installing a CF card in the camera is not necessary.0 feet and fill the viewfinder completely with the white object. The image data will still be obtained. The Dust Delete Data appended to the image is so small that it hardly affects the image file size. 113 . The menu will reappear. The picture will be taken in the aperture-priority mode with an aperture of f/22. the “Data obtained” screen will appear. Since the captured image will not be saved. you should update the Dust Delete Data by obtaining it again. The data will also be appended to images taken in the Basic Zone modes. it is appended to all the JPEG or RAW images captured thereafter. After the image is captured. Before an important shoot. 3 Photograph a solid-whitecm / 0.7 Keep a distance of 20 . the data is obtained. Select [OK] and press <0>. Then take the picture. Regarding the automatic dust erasure with the bundled software. About the Dust Delete Data After the Dust Delete Data is obtained. see the Software Instruction Manual in the CD-ROM.3 Appending Dust Delete DataN object. When it is completed.

In a moment. have it done by a Canon Service Center. if you want to clean the sensor yourself. 2 Select [OK]. Never use canned air or gas to clean the sensor. select [Sensor cleaning: Manual]. • Setting the power switch to <2>. However. the mirror will lockup and the shutter will open to expose the sensor. make sure it is fully recharged. You can now clean the sensor. Under the [b] tab. [Sensor cleaning: Manual] is mainly for use by Canon service personnel. Therefore. If the sensor needs to be cleaned directly. then press <0>. you normally need not use this feature. For the power source.154) is recommended. then press <0>. or opening the battery compartment cover. the shutter will close and it may damage the shutter curtains and imaging sensor. 114 . The surface of the imaging sensor is extremely delicate. If you use a battery. opening the CF card slot cover. using the AC Adapter Kit (p. Set the power switch While cleaning the sensor. to <2>. If the power is cut off. follow the procedure below: 1 Select [Sensor cleaning: Manual].3 About “Sensor cleaning: Manual”N Under the [b] tab. Select [OK]. 3 Exit the cleaning. never do any of the following. Dust which could not be eliminated by the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit can be directly cleaned off the sensor.

Learn more about image playback as discussed in chapter 2 “Basic Shooting and Image Playback” and how to view images on a TV set. For images taken with another camera: The camera might not be able to display images captured with a different camera or edited with a personal computer or whose file name has been changed. 6 115 . You can also erase images.Image Management This chapter explains features related to viewing images.

2 Select the image. All nine thumbnails will be highlighted with a green frame. 1 Press the <C> button. 1 Enable the index display. 3 116 Select an image. you can view nine images at a time. The selected thumbnail will be highlighted with a green frame. Then press the <S> key to select any image. Quick Image Search with the Index Display With the index display.x Searching for Images Quickly H Display 9 Images on One Screen (Index display) The index display enables faster image searching. During image playback. next screen. 2 See the the <U> key to go to the Press next or previous nine images. Press the <u> button to enlarge the selected image as a single-image display. to move the Press the <S> key green frame in the respective direction. Press the <C> button and only one image will be highlighted in green. press the <I> button to display the index display. .

117 . This browsing technique is called Jump. you can browse through them by 10 or 100 images at a time.x Searching for Images Quickly C: Jump through Images When the CF card contains many images. On the bottom of the screen. you can browse through them by date. 3 Browse the <U> key to browse Press through the images via the jump method you selected. by jumping. press the <C> button. Jump method 1 Go to the jump display. the Press the <V> key to select jump method ( Jump 10 images / Jump 100 images / Jump shot date). you can see the jump bar. During image playback. press the <C> button. if the images were shot on different days. The jump mode will end. Jump bar 2 Select the jump method. Also. To quit the image jump.

Pressing the <u> button will magnify the image. around Press the <S> key to scroll Magnified area in the respective direction. Magnified view is also possible during the image review after shooting. During image playback. Press the <u> button to display a single image. press the <u> button to magnify the image. then press the <U> key to jump by 10 images. To exit the magnified display. If the [b Custom Function (C. When you turn the <6> dial. Press the <I> button to reduce the magnification. If you hold down the button. Magnified view is possible from the index display. Press it again to display a magnified image.5x to 10x on the LCD monitor. 118 . you can view another image without the magnification changing. 2 Scroll around the image. Press the <C> button. press the <x> button and the singleimage display will return. To increase the magnification. the image will continue to reduce until it reaches the size before it was magnified. hold down the <u> button. magnified view is possible with the <l> + <u> button.u/y Magnified View You can magnify the image by 1.106) is set to [1: Image review and playback]. 1 Magnify the image. Magnified View Tips The magnified view can be maintained when you see the next or previous image.Fn)] menu’s [Magnified view] (p.

An image will appear. 1 Select [Rotate]. repeat steps 2 and 3. 3 Rotate the image.3 Rotating the Image After taking the picture. you need not rotate the image as described above. you can rotate the image so it is displayed in the correct orientation. the image will be rotated for playback. then press <0>. To rotate other images. press the <M> button.98) before taking the vertical shots. Under the [x] tab. If you have set [c Auto rotate] to [On PD] (p. key to select the Press the <U> image to be rotated. You can also select an image on the index display. To display the rotated images as rotated for playback When [Auto rotate] on page 98 is set to [OnPD]. 119 . <0>. The menu will reappear. select [Rotate]. 2 Select an image. To exit the Rotate screen. the image Each time you press will rotate clockwise.

. During auto play. Press <0> again to resume the auto play. During auto play.. and return to the To the auto play menu. [ ] will be displayed on the upper left of the image. you can press the <U> key to view another image. 2 Start the auto play. press <0>. During pause. you can press the <B> button to change the display format.] for a few seconds. Each image will be displayed for about 4 sec. The auto play screen will appear. auto power off will not work. To pause the auto play. During pause. press the <M> button. the 3 Stop stop auto play.3 Auto Playback You can playback the CF card’s images in an automatic slide show. 120 . select [Auto play]. Under the [x] tab. auto play will start. 1 Select [Auto Play]. then press <0>. is displayed After [Loading image. The display time may vary depending on the image.

Open the camera’s terminal cover. Always turn off the camera and the television before connecting or disconnecting them. you can connect the camera to a TV set and view images on the TV screen. The camera’s setting display will appear on the TV screen. 4 Press the <x>appear on the TV The image will screen. Depending on your TV or monitor.Displaying the Images on TV With the video cable provided with camera. 1 Connect the camera to the TV. the image will not be displayed properly. Use the video cable (provided) to connect the camera’s <1> terminal to the TV monitor’s VIDEO IN terminal.) After you finish. 121 . the TV’s input Video IN terminal 3 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. Do not use any video cable other than the one provided. then disconnect the video cable. turn off the TV. on and switch 2 Turn linethe TV to Video IN. Images might not be displayed if you use a different video cable. If the proper video system format is not set. Insert the cable plug all the way in. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor. set the power switch to <2>. part of the image might be truncated. Set the proper video system format with [b Video system]. button.

you must first cancel the erase protection. key to select the Press the <U> image to be erase-protected. Once an image is protected. repeat steps 2 and 3. You can also select an image on the index display. press the <M> button. only the protected images will remain. If you erase all the images (p. 1 Select [Protect]. This is convenient when you want to erase unnecessary images all at once. 122 . it cannot be erased by the camera’s erase function. 3 Protect the image. To exit the image protection.123). Image protect appear at the bottom of the screen and the image will be eraseprotected. 2 Select the image. To protect another image. The menu will reappear.3 Protecting Images This prevents the image from being erased accidentally. To cancel the image protection. The <K> icon will disappear. Under the [x] tab. then press <0>. To erase a protected image. <K> will When you press <0>. select [Protect]. press <0> again. An image will appear.

you can cancel the erasure by pressing <0>. press <0>. To erase images one by one. then image displayed will be erased. The Select [Erase]. 123 . When the confirmation dialog appears and you select [OK] and press <0>. While all the images are being erased. Press The bottom of the screen shows how the image can be erased. all unprotected images will be erased. 1 Playback the image. it cannot be recovered. If you select [All] and press <0>. 3 Erase the images. press the <U> key to select the image to be erased.L Erasing Images You can either select and erase images one by one or erase them in one batch. 2 Display the <L> button. Once an image is erased. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it. the erase menu. protect them. the image(s) will be erased.122) will not be erased. To prevent important images from being erased accidentally. Protected images (p.

124 . To obtain more image detail in the overexposed areas. the overexposed highlight areas will blink. The shooting information display shows the following. you can switch to the shooting information display. set the exposure compensation to a negative amount and shoot again. Basic information display Folder number File number Shutter speed and aperture Playback image number/ Total images recorded Shooting information display File number Histogram Flash exposure compensation amount Color space White balance WB correction Shooting mode ISO speed Metering mode Monochrome File size* Image-recording quality Image Shooting time Shooting date Shutter speed Playback image number/ Total images recorded Aperture Image protect Exposure compensation amount * With RAW+JPEG files. In image playback modes other than single image. Highlight Alert When the shooting information is displayed. the JPEG file size is displayed. you can still press the <B> button to display or turn off the basic information. such as index display and magnified view.Shooting Information Display When you press the <B> button during single-image playback.

Only a basic explanation is provided here. Being able to analyze the histogram and using it to improve the next shot requires advanced knowledge and experience. The display can be switched with the [x Histogram] menu. And the more pixels there are toward the right. blue. 125 . Sample Histograms Dark image Normal image [Brightness] Display This histogram is a graph showing the distribution of the image’s brightness level. The more pixels there are toward the left. you can see the exposure level bias and the overall tone reproduction condition. the respective color information will be lacking. the color will be too saturated with no detail. the highlight detail will be lost. By checking the image’s brightness histogram. The horizontal axis indicates the color’s brightness level (darker on the left and brighter on the right). And the RGB histogram display is suited for checking the color saturation and gradation. The tones in-between will be reproduced. And if there are too many pixels on the right. the darker the image. while the vertical axis indicates how many pixels exist for each color brightness level. the shadow detail will be lost. the darker and less prominent the color. The horizontal axis indicates the Bright image brightness level (darker on the left and brighter on the right). you can see the color’s saturation and gradation condition and white balance bias. while the vertical axis indicates how many pixels exist for each brightness level. By checking the image’s RGB histogram. the brighter the image. The more pixels there are toward the left. the brighter and denser the color. [RGB] Display This histogram is a graph showing the distribution of the image’s brightness level of each primary color (RGB or red. And if there are too many pixels on the right. overall brightness and gradation. If there are too many pixels on the left.Shooting Information Display Histogram The brightness histogram display shows the exposure level distribution. And the more pixels there are toward the right. and green). If there are too many pixels on the left.

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7 Canon’s PictBridge Web Site The Web site below gives more information on using your Canon camera with various printers. such as which paper types to use.) in the CF card. number of copies. In this way. etc.144) About DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) is a standard for recording printing instructions (image selections. (p. you can print multiple pictures in one batch or give the printing order to a photofinisher. http://canon. You can select a number of pictures and print them all in one batch (DPOF).com/pictbridge/ 127 .Printing Images The camera can be connected directly to a PictBridge printer or to a CP Direct or Bubble Jet printer and print images.

141 S Page 139 .” Canon PIXMA/SELPHY DS printer Non-Canon printer Canon SELPHY CP/CP/BJ printer Compatible with PictBridge wPictBridge ACP Direct or Compatible with BJ Direct only Compatible with PictBridge wPictBridge SBJ Direct wPictBridge Preparing to Print : Page 129 .Conventions Used in this Chapter As shown below.141 128 .138 Page 132 .131 w Page 132 . this chapter includes procedures for various types of printers. follow the instructions applicable to your printer on the pages indicated. “Bubble Jet Direct” is abbreviated as “BJ Direct. After reading “Preparing to Print” on the next page.138 A Page 139 .

Preparing to Print You do the direct printing procedure entirely with your camera while you look at the LCD monitor. refer to the printer’s instruction manual. 129 . up the printer. 3 Connect the camera to the printer. 2 SetFor details. Interface cable provided with camera The plug at both ends have the <D> icon. Connecting the Camera to the Printer 1 Set the camera’s power switch to <2>. Printer Applicable Cable w w A w S A S PictBridge only PictBridge and CP Direct PictBridge and BJ Direct CP Direct only BJ Direct only Cable provided with printer Only one plug has the <D> icon. Refer to the table to see which cable you should use.

<A>. 5 Set the camera’s power switch to <1>. Some printers may have a beeping sound. See the applicable pages below. the cable plug’s <D> icon must face the front side of the camera. To connect to the printer. The image and the printer icon <w>. 143 ACP Direct SBJ Direct w A S 130 . The <l> button lamp will light in blue. refer to the printer’s instruction manual.Preparing to Print When connecting the cable plug to the camera’s <C> terminal. wPictBridge 6 Playback the image. Icon Reference pages 132 .141. 4 Turn on the printer.138. or <S> indicating a printer connection will be displayed. The procedure will be different depending on the icon displayed. Press the <x> button. 143 139 .

Preparing to Print RAW images are not compatible with direct printing. it indicates a problem with the PictBridge printer. If there is a long beeping sound in step 5. do the following: Press the <x> button to playback the image and follow the steps below. After printing starts and while the <l> button’s blue lamp blinks. 2. using AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional) to power the camera is recommended. 1. The error message will be displayed on the LCD monitor.138) When connecting the camera to the printer. If you use a battery to power the camera. To find out what’s wrong. Pull out the cable while holding the plug. do not unplug the cable. For direct printing. select [Print]. turn off the camera and printer first. printing up to about 4 hours is possible. Press <0>. 131 . On the print setting screen. (p. Before disconnecting the cable. make sure it is fully charged. With a fully charged battery. do not use any cable other than the dedicated interface cable. not the cord.

refer to your printer’s instruction manual. Sets the date or file number imprinting to on or off. 2 Press <0>. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed. Sets the quantity to be printed. Check that the <w> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. 132 . The print setting Print setting screen Sets the printing effects. The Paper settings screen will appear. and layout you have set will be displayed. screen will appear. Some settings might be disabled. * Depending on the type of printer. type. Sets the paper size.and press Select [Paper settings] <0>. The paper size. and layout. Starts the printing. Printer-connected icon 1 Select the image to be printed. trimming.wPrinting with PictBridge The setting options will differ depending on the printer. Returns to step 1. the date and file number imprinting. type. Sets the trimming area. 3 Select [Paper settings]. For details. and other settings might not be available.

133 . then press <0>. USetting the Page Layout Select Page layout. The print setting screen will reappear. YSetting the Paper Type Select the type of the paper loaded in the printer. About the Paper Type When using a Canon printer and Canon paper. The Page layout screen will appear. then press <0>. then press <0>.wPrinting with PictBridge QSetting the Paper Size Select the size of the paper loaded in the printer. read the printer’s instruction manual to check what paper types can be used. The Paper type screen will appear.

or 20 images on one sheet. Prints in black-and-white with cool. No automatic correction will be performed. [20-upc] will have the shooting information* printed on the side of each thumbnail and the file number and date** printed on the bottom of each thumbnail image. However. then press <0>. this setting enables finer printing adjustments than with “Natural. Select the desired item on the upper right. yellowish blacks. EOff EOn EVivid 0B/W 0Cool tone Same as the printing characteristics turned “On”. white balance. The print will have a white border along the edges. If your printer cannot print borderless prints. 8. Option to print 2.” Depending on the printer. bluish blacks. 20-upc 35-upp Default * From the Exif data. 9. The shooting information* will be imprinted on the border on 9x13cm and larger prints. ISO speed. 0Warm tone Prints in black-and-white with warm. certain items might not be displayed. not set any necessary. the camera name. the 4 SetSet as printing effects. 16. and the image’s PNatural natural color and contrast will be retained. The image will be printed according to the printer’s standard color. Prints black-and-white with true blacks. The image’s Exif data is used to make automatic corrections. ** This depends on the <I> date/file number imprinting option set in step 5 (p. go to step 5 on page 137.137). [35-upp] will have the file number and date** printed on the bottom of the thumbnail images. 20 or 35 thumbnails of the images ordered through DPOF will be printed. The image will be printed with higher saturation to produce more vivid blues and greens. the print will have borders. No automatic correction will be performed.. etc. then press <0>. PNatural M The printing characteristics are the same as the “Natural” setting. aperture. shooting mode. 4. the print will be borderless. will be imprinted. 134 .wPrinting with PictBridge Borderless Bordered Borderedc xx-up The print will have no white borders. press the <U> key to select the desired printing effect. On A4 / Letter size paper. Next. With a Canon printer. lens name. If you need printing effects. shutter speed. exposure compensation amount.

Saturation Color tone Color balance Off / On / Vivid / Natural k – k k Natural M k k k k k k k k B/W / Cool tone / Warm tone k k k k k – – After making fine adjustments for the printing effect. select the item. [Brightness] Press the <U> key to make the adjustment.wPrinting with PictBridge Adjustment of Printing Effects With step 4. then press <0>. When is displayed as shown on the left. When [Default] is selected. then press <0>. Select the item. You can then set the parameters for fine adjustments. (k: Adjustable) Item Brightness Adjust levels k (face) Brightener Red-eye correction Contrast Detail set. the printing adjustments can not be adjusted. the adjustments will all revert to the default. The parameters that can be adjusted for the selected item are shown in the table below. press the <C> button. if you do step 4 again to change the printing effect’s setting. 135 .

136 .] Select [Off] or [On]. [Contrast] [Saturation] [Color tone] Press the <U> key to make the adjustment. then press <0>. Press <0> to exit. then press <0>. [kBrightener] [Red-eye corr. The previous screen will reappear. Press the <U> key to adjust the highlights (white) within 128 to 255. Press the <U> key to adjust the shadows (black) within 0 to 127. Detail Settings of Printing Effects Select [Detail set.]. then press <0>. The Detail set. The Adjust levels screen will then appear. then press <0>. screen will then appear. Select [Manual] and press <0>. Press the <C> button. Select the item. then press <0>.wPrinting with PictBridge [Adjust levels] Select the item.

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[Color balance] Press the <S> key in any of the four directions to move the “ ” mark to the desired position. B is for blue, A is amber, M is magenta, and G is green. The color balance will shift in the respective direction. On the upper right, “SHIFT” indicates the color balance direction and correction amount. Press <0> to exit. The previous screen will reappear. After completing the detail settings of printing effects, press the <M> button, then go to step 5.

5 Setting the date and file number imprinting.
Set as necessary. Select <I>. Press the <U> key to select the item(s) to imprint.

the 6 SetSet asnumber of copies. necessary.
Select <R>. Press the <U> key to select the printing quantity. For details on trimming, see page 142.

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7 Start printing. then press <0>. Select [Print],
The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the printing will start. When the printing ends, the screen will return to step 1. To stop the printing, press <0> while [Stop] is displayed, then select [OK] and press <0>. Handling Printer Errors
If you resolve a printer error (no ink, no paper, etc.) and select [Continue] to resume printing but it does not resume, operate the buttons on the printer to resume printing. For details, see the printer’s instruction manual.

Error Messages
If a problem occurs during printing, an error message will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. Press <0> to stop printing. After resolving the problem, resume printing. For details on how to resolve a printing problem, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. Paper Error Check whether the paper is properly loaded in the printer. Ink Error Check the printer’s ink level, and check the waste ink tank. Hardware Error Check for any printer problems other than paper and ink problems. File Error The selected image cannot be printed via PictBridge. Images taken with a different camera or images edited with a computer might not be printable.

Depending on the image’s file size and recording quality, it may take some time for the printing to start after you select [Print]. The [Default] setting for printing effects and other options are the printer’s own default settings as set by the printer’s manufacturer. See the printer’s instruction manual to find out what the [Default] settings are.

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Printer-connected icon

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Select the image to be printed.
Check that the <A> or <S> icon is displayed on the upper left of the LCD monitor. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed.

2 Press <0>. screen will appear. The print setting
Print setting screen
Sets the quantity to be printed. Sets the trimming area. Sets the printing style. Returns to step 1. Starts the printing. The printing style settings are displayed. <H> is the date icon.

3 Select [Style]. then press <0>. Select [Style],
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[Image] (CP Direct) is selectable when card-size paper is used. Select <R>. 140 . select the size of the paper loaded in the printer. then press <0>. necessary. Set a number from 1 to 99. then press <0>. then press <0>. the item. press the <M> button to return to the print setting screen. [Paper] (BJ Direct) [Borders] Check the [Borders] and [Date] settings and set them if necessary. 8 small images of the same picture will be printed on the paper.A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct [Image] (CP Direct) the 4 SetSelectoptions as desired. For [Paper] (BJ Direct). [Date] the 5 SetSet asnumber of copies. Select the setting. Press the <U> key to set the number of copies. When you are done. If you select [Multiple].

With CP Direct. if [Multiple] is selected. if you select [Stop] while printing only one picture. 7 Start printing. depending on the printer. For details on trimming. When the printing ends. then select [OK] and press <0>. [Borders] and [Date] cannot be selected. Select [Print]. the screen will return to step 1. an error message will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor. With CP Direct. the printing will stop after the current picture is finished printing. The image will also be cut off along all four edges. press <0> while [Stop] is displayed. The <l> button’s blue lamp will blink and the printing will start. the printing will not stop. then press <0>. the date might be imprinted on the border. the date may look light if it is imprinted on a bright background or border. if [Bordered] is set. To stop the printing.A/S Printing with CP Direct and BJ Direct the 6 SetSet astrimming. If you are printing multiple pictures. With BJ Direct. With CP Direct. see page 142. necessary. [Borderless] will be set and [Date] will be set to [Off]. 141 . If a problem occurs during printing.

a horizontal shot can be printed as a vertical shot. you may have to set the trimming again. Moving the trimming frame Press the <S> key to move the trimming frame in the respective direction. The smaller the trimming frame. within the trimming The image area frame will be printed. of idle time.Trimming the Image You can trim the image and print only the trimmed portion as if the image was recomposed. The trimming screen will appear. It will reappear after 5 sec. Rotating the frame The <B> button toggles between the vertical and horizontal orientation of the trimming frame. The operation guide disappears while you trim the image. 1 Select [Trimming]. the larger the image magnification will be. For example. Select [Trimming]. 142 . Changing the trimming frame size When you press the <u> or <I> button. Do the trimming right before printing. then press <0>. If you set the trimming and then set the print settings. 2 Trim the image. Move the trimming frame until it shows the desired image area or composition. the size of the trimming frame will change.

Depending on the printer. The smaller you make the trimming frame. The trimming frame shape will be different depending on the [Paper settings]. the trimmed image area might not be printed as you specified. the grainier the picture will look. If you look at the image on a TV screen. Easy Printing When you print directly from your camera to your printer. look at the camera’s LCD monitor. 143 . While trimming the image. Press The Print setting screen will reappear. Select the image. you can see the trimmed image area that will be printed. [Page layout] / [Borders] settings. follow the steps below. Any trimming will not be applied. The printing will start. the trimming frame might not be displayed accurately. [Image] / [Paper]. To use the same settings again. If the picture will be too grainy. then press the <l> button lamp that lights in blue. On the upper left. the trimming frame will turn red. Only one print can be printed each time. the printing settings will be saved in your camera.Trimming the Image Image area to be printed menu. 3 Exit the <0>.

) 1 Select [Print order]. imprinting. 2 Select [Set <U> key to select [Set Press the up].desired. The Print order screen will appear.]. select [Print order].3 Print Ordering Print Settings Set the print type. then press <0>. Under the [x] tab.and [File [Date]. The print settings will be applied to all print-ordered images. [Print type] [Date] [File No. Select the setting. then press <0>. Select the item.] 144 . then press <0>. (They cannot be set individually for each image. up]. then press <0>. The print setting screen will appear. the options as 3 SetSet the [Print type]. No. date imprinting. and file No.

On Off On Off [On] imprints the recorded date on the print. Next. 145 . refer to the printer’s instruction manual. It will not work if you just extract images from the CF card and try to print them. The print order may not work or may be overwritten. on the print. The Print order screen will reappear. RAW images cannot be selected for printing. thumbnail images are printed on one sheet. you must use the CF card whose print order specifications have been set. Do not insert into the camera a CF card whose print order were set by a different camera and then try to specify a print order.] cannot be set to [On] at the same time. [On] imprints the file No. Multiple. both the [Date] and [File No. Certain DPOF-compatible printers and photofinisher might not be able to print the photos as you specified. Prints both the standard and index prints. If this happens with your printer. the date or file No. the print order may not be possible. 4 Exit the menu. might not be imprinted depending on the print type setting and printer model. depending on the image type. Or check with your photofinisher about compatibility when ordering prints. When printing with DPOF. select [Order] or [All] to select the images to be printed. Even if [Date] and [File No.3 Print Ordering K Print type Standard Index Both Prints one image on one sheet. Press the <7> button. Also.] are set to [On]. With [Index] prints. L K L Date File No.

Three-image display 3 Order the print. 2 Select the image to be printed.3 Print Ordering Selecting Individual Images 1 Select [Order]. Press the <I> button to display the three-image view. then press <0>. To return to the singleimage display. Press the <U> key to select [Order].144) setting. The order screen will appear.will vary depending on The print order the [Print type] (p. Press the <U> key to select the image to be printed. press the <u> button. Total Index icon Quantity 146 . you can set the quantity (up to 99) for each image. Press the <V> key to select the print quantity. [Standard] [Both] For [Standard] and [Both] For standard-type prints.

The menu will then reappear. 147 . leave the box unchecked. Pressing the <V> key toggles between checkmarking and uncheckmarking the box. Press the <7> button. 4 Exit the menu. You can select up to 998 images. checkmark the box <X>. repeat steps 2 and 3. To deselect it.3 Print Ordering [Index] Check mark Index icon For [Index] If you want to include the image in the index print. The Print order screen will reappear. To select other images. Press the <7> button again to save the print order to the CF card.

The image selections will be saved to the CF card. 3 Exit the menu. 2 Select [Mark all]. If you select [Clear all]. print no more than 400 images for one print order. press the On the Print order <7> button.3 Print Ordering Selecting All Images The print order can also be set or canceled for all the images in the CF card. all the images selected for printing will be deselected. 148 . and the menu will reappear. then the Print order screen will reappear. then press <0>. The All screen will appear.” 1 Select [All]. If you specify more than this. Note that RAW images cannot be selected for printing even when you set “Mark all. Note that after following the “Selecting Individual Images” procedure. For standard-type prints. all the selected images might not be printed. One print each will be specified for all the images. Press the <U> key to select [All]. if you do the “Selecting All Images” procedure. the print order will change to “All images. a quantity of one will be ordered for all the images. then press <0>. screen. Select [Mark all].” When using a PictBridge printer.

134) 149 . 3 Select [Print]. The print setting screen will appear. The Print order screen will appear. 4 Set the printing options. [Print] will be displayed only if the camera is connected to the printer and printing is possible. See page 129. you can easily print images specified with DPOF. also set the printing effects. key to select [Print].3 Direct Printing with DPOF With a printer compatible with direct printing. “Connecting the Camera to the Printer” up to step 5.132. wPictBridge ACP Direct SBJ Direct wPictBridge Set the [Paper settings] and if necessary.select [Print Under the [x] tab. then press <0>. 130. 2 Select [Print order]. order]. (p. 1 Prepare to print. Press the <S> then press <0>.

and page 141 for BJ Direct.139) 5 Start printing. the date might be imprinted on the border. If a problem occurs during printing. Select [OK]. depending on the printer. (p. [Manual] (p. Under [Adjust levels].8 cm size: 63 images As for the number of index images with BJ Direct. you changed the print order settings. • In the case of index printing with PictBridge. The printing will start. page 141 for CP Direct.then press <0>. the CF card’s remaining capacity was low. When printing with PictBridge or BJ Direct. Note that printing will not resume if you stop the printing and any of the following occurs: • Before resuming the printing. • When you stopped the printing.136) cannot be selected. To stop the printing. • In the case of index printing with CP Direct. 150 . If you stopped the printing and want to resume printing the remaining images. select [Resume].3 Direct Printing with DPOF ACP Direct / SBJ Direct Set the [Style]. some printers cannot imprint the file No. you changed the paper settings before resuming the printing. then select [OK] and press <0>. • Before resuming the printing. If [Bordered] is set. see the BJ printer’s instruction manual. be sure to set the paper size. if [Print type] is set to [Index]. see page 138 for PictBridge. With CP Direct. the number of images printed on one index sheet will be as follows: • Credit card size: 20 images • 9 x 13 cm size: 42 images • 10 x 14. you changed the paper cassette before resuming the printing. With PictBridge. press <0> while [Stop] is displayed. you erased an image that was to be printed. The date might look light if it is imprinted on a bright background or border.

Reference This chapter provides reference information for camera features. and other things. system accessories. 8 151 . The back of this chapter also has an index to make it easier to look up things.

If the camera is used with a flash unit or flash accessory dedicated to another camera brand. almost all the autoflash control is done by the camera. or slower. The camera is a Type-A camera compatible with all features of EX-series Speedlites. When an EX-series Speedlite is attached to the camera. see the EX-series Speedlite’s instruction manual. Shoe-mount Speedlites Macro Lites Canon Speedlites other than the EX-series The flash cannot be fired with an EZ/E/EG/ML/TL-series Speedlite set in the TTL or A-TTL autoflash mode. Non-Canon Speedlites The camera can synchronize with compact. In other words. EX-series Speedlites Basically operates like a built-in flash for easy operation.External Speedlites EOS-dedicated. Use the Speedlite’s manual flash mode instead if provided. non-Canon flash units at 1/ 200 sec. the camera may not operate properly and malfunction may result. Do not attach a high-voltage flash unit on the camera’s hot shoe. 152 . it is like a highoutput flash attached externally in place of the built-in flash. It might not work. Be sure to test the flash unit beforehand to make sure it synchronizes properly with the camera. For detailed procedures.

the selftimer lamp will light and the picture will be taken. Point the remote controller toward the camera’s remote control sensor and press the transmit button. 2 Attaching the Eyepiece down into Slide the eyepiece cover the eyepiece groove to attach it. Using the Eyepiece Cover If you take a picture without looking at the viewfinder. Take the picture. Cover. 153 . Use the self-timer to do steps 1 and 2 on page 49.R Wireless Remote Control With Remote Controller RC-1 or RC-5 (optional). To prevent this. The camera will autofocus. you can shoot remotely up to about 5 meters/16. try to keep the camera away from fluorescent light. During wireless remote control. use the eyepiece cover attached to the camera strap. Remote control sensor Camera misoperation may occur near certain types of fluorescent light. light entering the eyepiece can throw off the exposure. push it upward. From the bottom of the eyecup.4 feet directly in front of the camera. When focus is achieved. 1 Remove the eyecup.

disconnect the plug from the power outlet. the DC cord. When you are finished. 4 Push in the DC cord cover and install Open the cord as shown. Close the cover. 154 . Connect the power cord as shown in the illustration. Connect the cord’s plug to the DC Coupler DR-700. you can connect the camera to a household power outlet and not worry about the battery level. 1 Connect the power cord. 3 Insert the DC Coupler. Do not connect or disconnect the power cord while the camera’s power switch is set to <1>. DC Coupler DR-20 is cannot be used with this camera.Using a Household Power Outlet With AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 (optional). 2 Connect the DC Coupler DR-700. the DC Open the cover and insert Coupler until it locks in place.

Its service life is about 5 years. 1 Set the power switch to <2>. The date/time setting will also be reset. If the battery is replaced and the date/ time dialog appears. 155 . be sure to use a CR2016 lithium battery. replace the lithium CR2016 battery with a new one. the battery 5 Insert the cover. 3 Take off the battery holder.orientation.Replacing the Date/Time Battery The date/time (back-up) battery maintains the camera’s date and time. so be sure to set the correct date/time. 4 Replacesure the battery is in the proper Make + . (+) (–) the battery. holder and close For the date/time battery. 2 Open the cover and remove the battery.

/ 4 sec. 1-3 Obtaining data to eliminate dust spots with bundled software 76 75 88 89 86 83 63 78 81 112 <x> Playback menu (Blue) Protect Rotate Print order Transfer order Auto play Review time Histogram Erase-protect image Rotate vertical image Specifies images to be printed (DPOF) Select images to be transferred to a personal computer Auto playback of images Off / 2 sec. the RAW+7L and RAW recording quality modes are not displayed. / 8 sec. / Hold Brightness / RGB 122 119 144 149 107 120 94 125 <m> Shooting 2 menu screen/tabs are not displayed in Basic Zone modes. In Basic Zone modes. 156 . 9 levels each WB-BKT: B/A and M/G bias 1 level.Menu Settings <z> Shooting 1 menu (Red) Quality Red-eye On/Off Beep Shoot w/o card 73 / 83 / 74 / 84 / 76 / 86 / RAW+73 / RAW Off / On On / Off On / Off Reference pages 60 55 94 94 <m> Shooting 2 menu (Red) AEB Flash exp comp WB SHIFT/BKT Custom WB Color space Picture Style Dust Delete Data 1/3-stop increments. ±2 stops 1/3-stop increments. ±2 stops WB correction: B/A/M/G bias. Shaded menu items are not displayed in Basic Zone modes. ±3 levels Manual setting of white balance sRGB / Adobe RGB Standard / Portrait / Landscape / Neutral / Faithful / Monochrome User Def.

111 114 - 157 . / 8 min.) NTSC / PAL Customize the camera Clear all camera settings (Resets the camera to the default settings. Dutch. Swedish. / Off On PD / On D / Off LCD monitor brightness adjustment Enabled / Disabled Setting the Date/Time Continuous / Auto reset / Manual reset Initialize and erase data in the CF card Reference pages 95 98 95 101 37 96 38 <b> Set-up 2 menu (Yellow) 15 languages (English. / 2 min.Menu Settings <c> Set-up 1 menu (Yellow) Auto power off Auto rotate LCD brightness LCD auto off Date/Time File numbering Format 30 sec. Korean. / 4 min. German. Simplified Chinese. Spanish. / 15 min. and Japanese. / 1min. Finnish. Traditional Chinese. French. Italian.) Clear all Custom Functions (Resets all Custom Function settings to the default. Russian. Danish. Norwegian. Clean manually from the lens mount Select to update the firmware Language 37 Video system Custom Functions (C.Fn) 121 101 Clear settings 100 Sensor cleaning : Auto Sensor cleaning : Manual Firmware Ver.) Clean now / Clean when the power switch is turned <1> or <2> (Enable / Disable).

Function Availability Table o: Set automatically k: User selectable Basic Zone Mode Dial JPEG RAW RAW + JPEG Auto Manual Standard Portrait Picture Style AF Landscape Neutral Faithful Monochrome User Defined Auto WB White balance Preset WB Custom WB WB correction WB bracketing One-Shot AI Servo AI Focus Auto AF point selection Manual AF-assist beam Single Drive Continuous Self-timer k o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k o o o k k k o o o o o k k k o o o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k o k k k k k k k k k k k k k o ISO speed 1 k 2 k 3 k 4 k 5 k 6 k 7 k d : Not selectable Creative Zone s f a 8 k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k 158 Quality .

AE lock is applied at the center AF point. focus. AE lock is applied at the center AF point.Function Availability Table Basic Zone Mode Dial Evaluative Partial Center-weighted average Creative Zone 6 o 7 o d s f a 8 1 o 2 o 3 o 4 o 5 o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k q Evaluative metering* w Partial metering e Center-weighted average metering * When the lens’ focus mode switch is set to <MF>. Metering mode Exposure Built-in flash Color space Program shift Exposure compensation k k k k k k k k k k k k k k AEB AE lock Depth-of-field preview Auto Manual Flash off Red-eye reduction FE lock Flash exposure compensation o o o o k k k k k o k k k o k o k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k sRGB Adobe RGB o o o o o o o k k AE Lock (In Creative Zone modes) Metering mode AF point selection Automatic AF point Manual AF point selection selection AE lock is applied at the AE lock is applied at the AF point that achieved selected AF point. 159 .

see the Extender’s instruction manual. do one of the following: 1.42) 2. Subjects in low light. etc. AF will not be possible. (p.6 or smaller (larger f/number). Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF> and focus manually. For details. Repetitive patterns Example: Skyscraper windows.When Autofocus Fails The camera might not be able to focus the following types of subjects: Low-contrast subjects Example: Blue sky. Focus an object at the same distance as the subject and lock the focus before recomposing. In such cases. computer keyboards. etc. etc. Overlapping near and far objects Example: Animal in a cage. 160 . If an Extender (optional) is attached and the maximum aperture of the lens is f/5. etc. solid-color walls. Extremely backlit reflective subjects Example: Car with a reflective body.

it means the auto power off feature turned off the camera. After the image is recorded to the CF card. Use a fully-charged battery. If this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem.Troubleshooting Guide If there is a problem. If the power is cut off while an image is being recorded to the CF card. The battery is not installed in the camera. set [c Auto power off] on the menu to [Off]. the camera turns off automatically.28) The access lamp still blinks even when the power switch is set to <2>. (p.24) Make sure the battery compartment cover is closed. If you do not want auto power off to take effect. contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center. the LCD monitor will turn off after laying idle for 30 min. the access lamp will light/blink for a few sec. 161 . The battery becomes exhausted quickly. Purchase a new one. (p.26) If the power lamp does not light.24) The rechargeable battery will wear out after repeated use.26) Make sure the CF card slot cover is closed. Even if [c Auto power off] has been set to [Off]. first refer to this Troubleshooting Guide. (p. (p. The camera turns off by itself. (p. If pressing the shutter button halfway turns on the power. Power Source The camera does not operate even when the power switch is set to <1>. Press the <B> button to turn on the LCD monitor. recharge the battery.

If a CF card-related error message is displayed. (p. 123) If you try to focus in the One-Shot AF mode while the focus confirmation light <o> in the viewfinder blinks.33.28) If the CF card is full. 162 . hold the camera still and press the shutter button gently.Troubleshooting Guide Shooting No images can be shot or recorded. (p. 33) The CF card cannot be used. 58) The LCD monitor does not display a clear image. The CF card is not properly inserted. It will return to normal at room temperature. wipe with a lens cloth or soft cloth. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. see page 38 or 163.30) To prevent camera shake. This is normal. the LCD monitor display may seem slow or it might look black. The image is out of focus. The built-in flash’s pop-up mechanism shakes slightly.32. (p. In low or high temperatures. (p.28. (p. a picture cannot be taken. or focus manually. The camera makes a noise when it is shaken. If dust is adhering to the LCD monitor. replace with a new CF card or erase unnecessary images. Press the shutter button halfway again to focus.

Troubleshooting Guide Image Review & Operation The image cannot be erased. If the image has been erase-protected. press the <x> button and check if the picture was captured. The correct date and time has not been set. 163 . an error message is displayed. remove and reinstall the CF card or Countermeasures format the card.121) Set the video OUT format (NTSC/PAL) to the same video format as the TV. Write down the error code and consult your nearest Canon Service Center. (p. If the same error keeps occurring. After the error is resolved. To recover from the error screen. (p.122) The wrong shooting date and time is displayed. there may be a problem. (p. If error 02 (CF card problem) is displayed. Error code If an error code appears right after shooting. This may resolve the problem. (p. or remove and reinstall the battery.157) Use the video cable that came with the camera. Make sure the video cable plug is connected all the way in. Follow the suggested solution to resolve the problem. (p.121) Error Codes If a problem occurs with the camera. it cannot be erased. turn the power switch off and on.37) No image appears on the TV screen. the picture might not have been captured.

System Map Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15 ST-E2 Rubber Frame Ef 220EX 430EX 580EX Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lenses Bundled Accessories * The Lens Kit includes the EF-S 18-55mm lens. Eyecup Ef Angle Finder C Wide Strap EW-100DBll Semi-hard Case EH18-L Battery Pack NB-2LH Date / time CR2016 lithium battery AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC20 Battery Grip BG-E3 Battery Charger CB-2LW or CB-2LWE Car Battery Charger CBC-NB2 DC Coupler DR-700 Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 Battery Magazine BGM-E3L for two NB-2LH battery packs Battery Magazine BGM-E3A for size-AA batteries 164 .

4 • EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk • Software Instruction Manual (PDF) Interface Cable IFC-400PCU PictBridge-compatible printer Video Cable VC-100 CP Printer Remote Switch RS-60E3 EF-S lenses Remote Controller RC-1 Remote Controller RC-5 Bubble Jet Directcompatible printer EF lenses TV/Video 165 .2 .10.1) Mac OS X 10.0/1.System Map CF card CF Card reader PCMCIA adapter Personal computer Windows XP (Home Edition / Professional) PC card slot Windows 2000 Professional Windows ME USB port Windows 98 Second Edition (2.

10. Portrait.3 USB port (USB 2. 1. non-removable (1) Sensor cleaning: Auto (2) Sensor cleaning: Manual (3) Dust Delete Data appended to image data Design rule for Camera File System 2.3MB (1936 x 1288 pixels) (6) Small/Normal: Approx. RAW (12bit) Provided (1) Large/Fine: Approx. Monochrome. 1 . 1.2MB (2816 x 1880 pixels) (5) Small/Fine: Approx. manual reset sRGB. 3. AF/AE camera with built-in flash Type I or II CF card * Compatible with Microdrive and 2GB or larger CF cards 22.0MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) (3) Medium/Fine: Approx.0 Hi-Speed): For connection to a personal computer and direct printing Video OUT terminal (NTSC/PAL) • Imaging Element Type: Pixels: Aspect ratio: Color filter system: Low-pass filter: Dust deletion feature: • Recording System Recording format: Image type: RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording: File size: File numbering: Color space: Picture Style: Interface: 166 .6 times the lens focal length) Canon EF mount High-sensitivity. Consecutive numbering.2 x 14.Specifications • Type Type: Recording media: Image sensor size: Compatible lenses: Lens mount: Digital. 2. Faithful.8MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) * Exact file sizes depend on the subject. 9. ISO speed.10 megapixels Total pixels: Approx.1. 10.50 megapixels 3:2 RGB primary color filter Located in front of the image sensor. Landscape. Picture Style. User Def. 2. Adobe RGB Standard.0 JPEG. auto reset. large single-plate CMOS sensor Effective pixels: Approx.7MB (1936 x 1288 pixels) (7) RAW: Approx.3MB (2816 x 1880 pixels) (4) Medium/Normal: Approx. Neutral.8MB (3888 x 2592 pixels) (2) Large/Normal: Approx.8mm Canon EF lenses (including EF-S lenses) (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. high-resolution. etc. single-lens reflex. 0.

flash exposure compensation). manual Selected AF point display: Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor AF-assist beam: Small series of flashes fired by built-in flash Effective range: Approx.1ft. flash information (flash ready. 95% Approx. exposure information (shutter speed. at periphery 167 .5m/11. daylight. exposure level. shade.0 diopter Fixed. AI Servo AF. approx. white fluorescent light. precision matte Quick-return half mirror (Transmission:reflection ratio of 40:60.5ft.Specifications • White Balance Type: Auto white balance: Color temperature compensation: Auto. phase detection 9 AF points EV -0.8x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity) Approx. custom Auto white balance with the image sensor White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments * Blue/amber bias or magenta/green bias possible Color temperature information transmission:Provided • Viewfinder Type: Coverage: Magnification: Eyepoint: Built-in dioptric adjustment: Focusing screen: Mirror: Eye-level pentamirror Vertical/Horizontal approx. high-speed sync.18 (at 23°C/73°F. at center. ISO 100) One-Shot AF. aperture. 3. flash. AI Focus AF.+1. cloudy. 0. 20 mm -3. Manual focusing (MF) AF point selection: Auto. AE lock.5 . FE lock. 4. maximum burst. exposure warning). white balance correction. tungsten. no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses) Viewfinder information: AF information (AF points.0m/13. CF card information Depth-of-field preview: Enabled with depth-of-field preview button • Autofocus Type: AF points: Metering range: Focus modes: TTL secondary image-registration. focus confirmation light).0 .

delay Remote Switch RS-60E3 Remote Controller RC-5/RC-1 Retractable.1600 (in 1-stop increments) Exposure compensation: Manual: ±2 stops in 1/3. depth-of-field AE. ISO 100) Exposure control: Program AE (Full Auto. 3 sec. in meters/feet) Approx.or 1/2-stop increments AE lock: Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved Manual: By AE lock button in all metering modes • Shutter Type: Shutter speeds: Shutter release: Self-timer: Remote control: Electronically-controlled. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. (1/3.400 set automatically Creative Zone modes: Equivalent to ISO 100 .or 1/2-stop increments • Built-in Flash Type: Flash metering: Guide No. manual exposure.or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB) AEB:±2 stops in 1/3. 9% of viewfinder at center) · Center-weighted average metering Metering range: EV 1 .Specifications • Exposure Control Metering modes: 35-zone TTL full aperture metering · Evaluative metering (linkable to any AF point) · Partial metering (approx. E-TTL II autoflash ISO speed: Basic Zone modes: ISO 100 .20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1. auto pop-up flash E-TTL II autoflash 13/43 (ISO 100.4 USM lens. focal-plane shutter 1/4000 to 30 sec. Program). Portrait. Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder 17mm lens angle of view Provided ±2 stops in 1/3. Night Portrait. Landscape. Xsync at 1/200 sec. Sports.: Recycle time: Flash-ready indicator: Flash coverage: FE lock: Flash exposure compensation: 168 . Flash Off. bulb. shutterpriority AE.and 1/2-stop increments). Close-up. aperture-priority AE.

10x). 3 shots per sec. ISO speed. 1.000 Approx. and Bubble Jet Direct-compatible printers JPEG images (DPOF printing possible) Provided Version 1. and jump (by 10 or 100 images. autoplay. magnified view (approx. • LCD Monitor Type: Monitor size: Pixels: Coverage: Brightness adjustment: Interface languages: TFT color liquid-crystal monitor 2. any overexposed highlight areas with no image information will blink Brightness. Picture Style.5 in. RAW: Approx.5x . 230. Approx. 8 * Based on Canon’s testing conditions with a 512MB CF card * Varies depending on the subject. by date) In the shooting information mode. 9-image index.1 compatible • DPOF: Digital Print Order Format 169 . Maximum burst: JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. image rotation. RGB Single images can be erase-protected or not One image or all images in the CF card can be erased (except protected images) • Image Playback Display format: Highlight warning: Histogram: Protect: Erase: • Image Protection and Erase • Direct Printing Compatible printers: Printable images: Easy printing feature: DPOF: PictBridge. continuous. and self-timer Continuous shooting speed: Max. etc. 10. 27. shooting information. 100% 7 levels provided 15 Single image.Specifications • External Speedlite EOS-dedicated Speedlite: E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite Zooming to match lens focal length: Provided • Drive System Drive modes: Single. RAW+JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. CP Direct.

Approx.0 x 3.2 mm / 1.2 x 45.0 oz. size-AA batteries can be used [Number of shots · approx. 8. quantity 1 * AC power enabled with AC Adapter ACK-DC20 * With Battery Grip BG-E3.7 x 2. 510 g / 18. Weight: Approx. 4. 170 . or 15 min. One CR2016 lithium battery Approx.2 x 65 mm / 5.2 sec. 43 g / 1.6 in.6 x 1.Specifications • Direct Image Transfer Compatible images: JPEG and RAW images * Images to be used for wallpaper on the personal computer screen must be JPEG images 11 Custom Functions with 29 settings Battery Pack NB-2LH.104°F Working humidity: 85% or less • Battery Pack NB-2LH Type: Rated voltage: Battery capacity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Rechargeable lithium ion battery 7..40°C / 32°F . 1.] Temperature At 23°C / 73°F At 0°C / 32°F Shooting Conditions No Flash 500 370 50% Flash Use 360 280 • Customization Custom Functions: • Power Source Battery: Battery life: Battery check: Power saving: Date/Time battery: Startup time: * The above figures apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack NB-2LH is used * The figures above are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards Auto Provided Power turns off after 30 sec.3 x 16. • Dimensions and Weight Dimensions (W x H x D): 126.5 oz. 0.5 x 94.4 V DC 720 mAh 33. (body only) • Operation Environment Working temperature range: 0°C .8 in.3 x 0. 2.

104°F 85% or less 91 x 56 x 22.2 x 0.6 in. Weight: Approx. 90 min. Battery Pack NB-2LH Approx. 90 min. Maximum magnification and field of view: 18mm: 0.40°C / 32°F .8 x 6. 100 .15°40’ Lens construction: 11 elements in 9 groups Minimum aperture: f/22 .6 x 2.28x (81 x 54 mm / 3.9 in.5-5.7 x 2.28 m / 0. 61 g / 2.) Filter size: 58mm Hood: EW-60C Diameter x length: 68.104°F 85% or less 91 x 56 x 22.240 V AC.9 in.2 x 2.10x (248 x 161 mm / 9.5 mm / 3. The camera’s specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice. 190 g / 6. 50/60 Hz 8.4 V DC 0°C . Approx.6 ll Diagonal extent: 74°20’ .4 V DC 0°C .2 x 0.1 in. 100 .6 x 2.40°C / 32°F .Specifications • Battery Charger CB-2LW Compatible battery: Recharging time: Rated input: Rated output: Working temperature range: Working humidity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Compatible battery: Recharging time: Rated input: Rated output: Working temperature range: Working humidity: Dimensions (W x H x D): Weight: Angle of view: Battery Pack NB-2LH Approx.5 mm / 3.5 x 66 mm / 2.27°50’ Horizontal extent: 64°30’ . consult the lens maker.) 55mm: 0. (without power cord) • Battery Charger CB-2LWE • EF-S18-55mm f/3.92 ft.4 oz. Case: LP814 All the specifications above are based on Canon’s testing standards. Approx.2 oz. 68 g / 2.3 in.36 Closest focusing distance: 0. 171 .23°20’ Vertical extent: 45°30’ . 50/60 Hz 8.240 V AC.7 oz. If a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera.

) 35mm image size 36 x 24mm (1.6x. the equivalent lens focal length (crop factor) will increase by 1.87 x 0.A. Image size 22.2 x 14.S.94 in.8mm (0.42 x 0. and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable.) U.58 in.Image Conversion Factor Since the image area is smaller than the 35mm film format. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery. 172 .

Note:This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for class B digital devices. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. This equipment generates. Canon U. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If such changes or modifications should be made. — Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.A.A.Digital Camera Model DS126151 Systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. — Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. — Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Tel No. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: — Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. U. Lake Success. (516)328-5600 173 .S. However. NY 11042. and (2) this device must accept any interference received. The cable with the ferrite core provided with the digital camera must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference.S. uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. Inc. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. including interference that may cause undesired operation. One Canon Plaza. you could be required to stop operation of the equipment.

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...........Index A AC Adapter Kit ..........84 AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)... 8........................... 135 Cool tone (printing)...... 104 C...............68 Auto play (playback) ..Fn-3. 80 Bulb exposures ..... 38 Clear settings .................... 112 C Camera Camera Function Setting Display ............. 38 CF card reminder............ 101 Drive mode................................ 17........56 Aperture-priority AE ............ 31 Direct printing Printing Display-off sensor ............................................................ 135 Continuous shooting ................................. 49................ 103 C....32.................. 28.......... 105 C......................... 91 Dust Delete Data...103 D Date Date/Time Date/Time................72 Adobe RGB.....76 AF Focusing AI Focus AF .... 5.....................120 Auto playback .......... 13....................................................................................................................................................32 Reset to default settings....154 Access lamp .......... 134 Creative Zone... 79.......Fn-6....... 38 Problem ....29 A-DEP (Automatic depth-of-field AE).134 Basic Zone............................................ 102 Clock Date/Time Close-up....... 4....................... 59 Contrast........................................................................................................................... 59 Single/Continuous shooting Self-timer ......................................71 Noise reduction ........ 94 Format .........94 Black-and-white photo .... 102 B B/W (printing)................................... 20 M icon .......... 73 176 .............................. 37 Date/time battery replacement. 79.................95 Auto rotate of vertical images .... 106 Clearing all............100 Camera shake .. 7.... 33 Center-weighted average metering ....90 Holding the camera ........98 Autofocus Focusing Av (Aperture-priority AE)...99 Camera shake ................. 83 sRGB / Adobe RGB Color tone.... 137 Color space .................Fn-2................. 100......68 CF card ....... 155 Depth-of-field preview .20 Battery Power Battery check .................................................... 101 C................ 11 .......................................................Fn-9.................................................Fn-1....................................................................................... 10............. 70 Dioptric adjustment ........64....... 34.............................................. 102 C.............................120 Auto power off.. 100.......83 AE lock......26 Beeper ............................ 4 Custom Functions .................................... 45 Color balance (printing)..............

........................... 56 AF point selection ...... 125 Image review time.. 172 Image dust prevention.. 117 Magnified view ..30............ 94 Blur.... 33........................................... 42 Folder .............. 111.....................163 Evaluative metering .......................75 1/2-stop increments ..................... 122 Shooting information .......................................................... 119 Playback ...................... 41...............................................................166 Filter effect (Monochrome)........152 Eyepiece cover ........................152 FE lock................................. 107 Index display ...............48 Red-eye corr....................................... 96 Format (CF card initialization) ....... 41 Beeper ............................ 50.. 120 Auto rotate ...............................................96 Continuous / Auto reset / Manual reset File size........................................................... 123 Histogram.......................................... 98 Erase.. 118 Manual rotate ........ .64 FE lock ........................................ 112 Image review time ..................74 1/2-stop increments ........ 124 Histogram ................................. 58 Difficult-to-focus subjects ............... 121 Image conversion factor .............................................................55 Shutter speed fixed at 1/200 sec...................................................135 Red-eye reduction ................. 58 Recompose..85 Flash exposure compensation............................................ (printing)................................... 124 View on TV..................73 Exposure compensation ..................75 Flash metering mode....... 94 177 ..................106 Effective range.. 116 Jump display .................... 115 Protect..... 58 H Highlight alert .......................................................................................................................................... 40 Function Availability Table .............. 38 Full Auto ..............................85 File number ................105 External Speedlite ........135 Faithful ..143 Erase (image) .............. 94 Transfer to personal computer ............................................ 158 F Face brightener (printing)...42 Focus mode switch ............................................22......80 Yellow / Orange / Red / Green Flash 2nd-curtain sync . 160 Manual focusing.......................123 Error codes ...........................105 Flash off.105 Focus lock.................54 External Speedlite............................104 Flash exposure compensation ........................... 125 Brightness / RGB I Image Auto playback ........... 153 Focusing AF mode ........................... 57 AF-assist beam ............Index E Easy Printing............

........................ 109 PictBridge................... 63 User defined .156 Setting operation ...... 81 Pixel count selection .............106.......................58 178 .........37 LCD monitor..... 63 Power Auto power off.................. 80....117 L Landscape ........13....... 27 Recharge .......... 52 Paper settings (printing) ................ 73 Personal computer Image transfer.............. 26 Household power outlet .................................................................................................. 34.................................. 43.107 Image Zone.......................................44...... 134 N Natural/M (printing) .........................................101 Brightness adjustment...................4 Metering mode.... 103 Nomenclature............ 105 Mode Dial Shooting mode Monochrome photo .................................................... 91..... 34 Image playback ................. 47.... 60 Playback Image Portrait.......... 56 P P (Program AE)... 162 Auto off ..161 Manual exposure .......136 Long exposures Bulb exposures O One-Shot AF ...... 132 Partial metering .............................................71 Manual focusing.....................95 Camera setting screen .......................................18.16.... 63 Night Portrait ..... 160 Maximum burst ........................................... 16 Number File number J Jump display......................... 30 Level adjustment (printing) ...............................................................53 Mirror lockup .................................... 63 Language selection..................... 47 Noise reduction .. 71......................................................Index Image transfer......................... 31 M M (Manual exposure)................ 134 Neutral..116 ISO speed....................................................71 Magnified view .................. 156 Lens .........35..............73 Evaluative / partial / centerweighted average metering MF (Manual focusing) ....... 127 Picture Style Adjustment....................... 64...............................................58....................................... 24 Switch .......................................... 107 Wallpaper..............................................................20 Index display...... 78 Selection .............................50.........36 3 icon . 115 Menu screen................................................. 95 Battery check .......... 154 Possible shots........................................61 Memory card CF card Menu Menu settings ................................. 118 Malfunction ....................

..................................45 V View on TV ..........127 CP/BJ Direct ...... 66 S Saturation................. 61 Shutter button...........62 Recharge ................................... 90...........133 PictBridge ........................ 31 W Warm tone (printing).................................................................................. 88 Wireless remote control........ 43 Program AE .................................122 Flash off ................ 40 Landscape ...... 80 Sepia / Blue / Purple / Green Transfer order (image) .................................. 143 Printing effects ......62 RAW+JPEG ................. 46 Strap ........... 22 System Map ................................................ 86 Custom white balance......... delay .................................68 Close-up ..... 33 Shutter-priority AE ....20 A-DEP.....132 Print order (DPOF) ................................. 134 WB White balance White balance...42............................................ 47 Portrait .........................142 Program AE .........................................................52 Protect (image erase-protection) ..........94 Shooting information display....................................... 44 Manual exposure ............72 Aperture-priority AE ..................................... 46 Shots remaining ..... 86 White balance bracketing. 71 Night Portrait ............... 89 White balance correction ... 142 Tv (Shutter-priority AE).....................................................100....................90.....................108...111 Sepia (Monochrome) .............. 56 Sharpness......... 121...................... 19 Dioptric adjustment ...................................134 Trimming...................52 Program shift ..91 Sensor cleaning ...................................144 Print/Share button.............................. 52 Shutter-priority AE....... 102 Rotate (image) .................................................79................................................... 27......... 153 Reset to default... 119 T Toning effect (Monochrome)..........................................................24 Recording quality selection ............................. 66 Sports ......................................... 121 Video OUT (NTSC/PAL).80 Servo AF .............. 48 Full Auto................................................79 Shoot w/o card .. 109 Trimming (printing) .........................................49 Shutter release after 2-sec. 135 Self-timer....................... 164 R RAW.............................139 Paper settings.............................................................55 Remote control.................................... 66 Sports...................................................... 157 Viewfinder.........60 Red-eye reduction....................................124 Shooting mode........Index Printing............. 153 179 .....................98............................................

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